List of famous opera singers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Opera Singers sing the text known as ‘libretto’ in an Opera which is a musical performance. Opera is a performance which usually combines singing and music and narrates a story through a musical performance. Opera singers have to ideally sing the whole story and sometimes they even act in the performance. Opera singers require a great amount of training and only a few rise to fame in this field. In the genre of opera, the singers are categorized based on the range in which they can sing. The voices of female opera singers are categorized as contralto or soprano and male voices are categorized as bass or tenor. Opera has a rich traditional history which has been kept alive by the opera singers for eons. Opera singers have also modernized the art and have diversified the singing style with more versatile tones and voices. They now have to be acoustically sound and some of them are good music composers. They are also appreciated more if they are multilingual and can be vocally adaptable. With their beautiful voices and mesmerizing musical stories, Opera singers take the audience in a different world and offer great entertainment. To discover more about famous Opera singers enter this space and read their biographies and life histories and come across interesting facts and trivia.

Nellie Melba Nellie Melba
Australian

Alma Gluck Alma Gluck
American

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
American

Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
Finnish

Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
Russian

Montserrat CaballéMontserrat Caballé
Spanish
Lauren AmbroseLauren Ambrose
American

Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso
Italian

Tammy BlanchardTammy Blanchard
American

William FranklinWilliam Franklin
American
Darius CampbellDarius Campbell
British

Renée FlemingRenée Fleming
American
Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
New Zealander

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
Norwegian

Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
Canadian
Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
Austrian

Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
Australian
Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
New Zealander

Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
American

Kathryn GraysonKathryn Grayson
American
Mary CostaMary Costa
American

Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
Australian
Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi
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Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
German

Aled JonesAled Jones
British

Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
Australian
Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
Welsh
Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
Italian

Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
Italian

Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
-

Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
American
Wynne EvansWynne Evans
British, Welsh

Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
Spanish

Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
French, Italian

Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
German

Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
Swiss
Liza WangLiza Wang
Hong Konger

Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
Australian
Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
French, Russian

Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
French

Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
French
Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
Italian

Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
British
Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
Italian

Mirella FreniMirella Freni
Italian

Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
German

Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
German

Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
Swedish
Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
-

Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
German

Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
Italian

Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
German
Mark VincentMark Vincent
Australian

Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
Russian
Alfredo KrausAlfredo Kraus
Spanish

Marina PriorMarina Prior
Australian

Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
Swedish
Vibeke SteneVibeke Stene
Norwegian

Mary GardenMary Garden
American
Jon VickersJon Vickers
Canadian

Magda OliveroMagda Olivero
Italian

Tom KrauseTom Krause
Finnish
David SereroDavid Serero
French