Soprano Singers

The soprano singing voice is the highest type of female voice with vocal range that typically lies between 'middle C' and 'second A'. We have compiled a list of famous soprano singers from all over the world. The list contains famous soprano singers, such as Florence Foster Jenkins, Kiri Te Kanawa, Amira Willighagen, Kathleen Battle and Farinelli.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Maxene Andrews

Maxene Andrews
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: January 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: October 21, 1995

 2 Amira Willighagen

Amira Willighagen
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 27, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Dutch

 3 Marni Nixon

Marni Nixon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: July 24, 2016

 4 Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: March 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: New Zealander
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 5 Farinelli

Farinelli
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 24, 1705
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Italian
Died: September 16, 1782

 6 Kathleen Battle

Kathleen Battle
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 7 Lily Pons

Lily Pons
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Famous As: American-French operatic soprano
Birthdate: April 12, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: French
Died: February 13, 1976
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 8 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: December 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Austrian, German, Polish
Died: August 3, 2006
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 9 Lucia Popp

Lucia Popp
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 12, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Austrian, Slovak
Died: November 16, 1993

 10 Sondra Radvanovsky

Sondra Radvanovsky
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: April 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 11 Pauline Viardot

Pauline Viardot
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: July 18, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French
Died: May 18, 1910

 12 Maria Malibran

Maria Malibran
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 24, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Spanish, French
Died: September 23, 1836

 13 Rosa Ponselle

Rosa Ponselle
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: January 22, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 25, 1981

 14 Asmik Grigorian

Asmik Grigorian
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: May 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Lithuanian
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 15 Victoria de los Ángeles

Victoria de los Ángeles
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: November 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Spanish
Died: January 15, 2005

 16 Shirley Verrett

Shirley Verrett
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: May 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: November 5, 2010
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 17 Lotte Lehmann

Lotte Lehmann
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: February 27, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: German
Died: August 26, 1976

 18 Leyla Gencer

Leyla Gencer
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: October 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Turkish
Died: May 10, 2008
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 19 Eileen Farrell

Eileen Farrell
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: February 13, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 23, 2002

 20 Luisa Tetrazzini

Luisa Tetrazzini
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Famous As: Soprano Singer
Birthdate: June 29, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Italian
Died: April 28, 1940
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 21 Arleen Auger

Arleen Auger
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: September 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: June 10, 1993

 22 Helen Traubel

Helen Traubel
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: June 16, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: July 28, 1972
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 23 Tatiana Troyanos

Tatiana Troyanos
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: September 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: August 21, 1993

 24 Teresa Berganza

Teresa Berganza
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Famous As: Soprano Singer
Birthdate: March 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Spanish

 25 Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: March 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: July 3, 2006

 26 Emmy Destinn

Emmy Destinn
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: February 26, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Czech
Died: January 29, 1930
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 27 Giuditta Pasta

Giuditta Pasta
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Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: October 26, 1797
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Italian
Died: April 1, 1865

 28 Licia Albanese

Licia Albanese
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: July 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Italian, American
Died: August 15, 2014

 29 Anne Brown

Anne Brown
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: August 9, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Norwegian, American
Died: March 13, 2009

 30 Margaret Price

Margaret Price
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: April 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Welsh
Died: January 28, 2011

 31 Désirée Artôt

Désirée Artôt
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: July 21, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Belgian, French
Died: April 3, 1907

 32 Emma Calvé

Emma Calvé
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: August 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: January 6, 1942

 33 Gitta Alpar

Gitta Alpar
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: February 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Hungarian
Died: February 17, 1991

 34 He Hui

He Hui
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: 1972 AD
Nationality: Chinese

 35 Leonie Rysanek

Leonie Rysanek
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: November 14, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Austrian
Died: March 7, 1998

 36 Régine Crespin

Régine Crespin
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French
Died: July 5, 2007

 37 Giulietta Simionato

Giulietta Simionato
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: May 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Italian
Died: May 5, 2010

 38 Regina Resnik

Regina Resnik
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Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: August 30, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: August 8, 2013

 39 Hildegard Behrens

Hildegard Behrens
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: February 9, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: German
Died: August 18, 2009

 40 Anneliese Rothenberger

Anneliese Rothenberger
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: June 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German
Died: May 24, 2010

 41 Astrid Varnay

Astrid Varnay
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: April 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: September 4, 2006

 42 Bidú Sayão

Bidú Sayão
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: May 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Brazilian
Died: March 13, 1999

 43 Dorothy Kirsten

Dorothy Kirsten
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: July 6, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: November 18, 1992

 44 Henriette Sontag

Henriette Sontag
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: January 3, 1806
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German
Died: June 17, 1854

 45 Ljuba Welitsch

Ljuba Welitsch
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: July 10, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Austrian, Bulgarian
Died: August 31, 1996

 46 Francesca Cuzzoni

Francesca Cuzzoni
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: April 2, 1696
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Italian
Died: June 19, 1778

 47 Elisabeth Schumann

Elisabeth Schumann
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Famous As: Soprano singer
Birthdate: June 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German, American
Died: April 23, 1952

 48 Irina Arkhipova

Irina Arkhipova
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: January 2, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Russian
Died: February 11, 2010

 49 Pilar Lorengar

Pilar Lorengar
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: January 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Spanish
Died: June 2, 1996

 50 Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient

Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: December 6, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: German
Died: January 26, 1860
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