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 Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins.
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: July 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 26, 1944

Florence Foster Jenkins was an American socialite who was often ridiculed and mocked for her poor singing ability, which in turn made her popular. Known as the world's worst opera singer, Jenkins became a musical cult-figure in New York City due to her technical incompetence as an amateur soprano. Her life inspired several plays and films, including Florence Foster Jenkins.

 2 Maxene Andrews

Maxene Andrews.
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: January 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: October 21, 1995

 3 Marni Nixon

Marni Nixon.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Altadena, California, USA
Died: July 24, 2016

 4 Amira Willighagen

Amira Willighagen.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 27, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nijmegen, Netherlands

 5 Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa.
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: March 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gisborne, New Zealand

 6 Sissel Kyrkjebø

Sissel Kyrkjebø
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: June 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
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 7 Farinelli

Farinelli
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 24, 1705
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Andria, Italy
Died: September 16, 1782
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 8 Kathleen Battle

Kathleen Battle
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
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 9 Cecilia Bartoli

Cecilia Bartoli
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 10 Elīna Garanča

Elīna Garanča
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: September 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

 11 Diana Damrau

Diana Damrau
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Günzburg, Germany

 12 Lily Pons

Lily Pons
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Famous As: American-French operatic soprano
Birthdate: April 12, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Draguignan, France
Died: February 13, 1976
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 13 Renata Tebaldi

Renata Tebaldi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pesaro, Italy
Died: December 19, 2004

 14 Elina Nechayeva

Elina Nechayeva
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: November 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
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 15 Tara McNeill

Tara McNeill
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Antrim, Northern Ireland

 16 Johanna von Trapp

Johanna von Trapp
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zell am See, Austria
Died: November 25, 1994

 17 Natalie Dessay

Natalie Dessay
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lyon, France

 18 Grace Moore

Grace Moore.
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Famous As: Opera Singer & Actress
Birthdate: December 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Del Rio, Tennessee, United States
Died: January 26, 1947
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 19 Patricia Janečková

Patricia Janečková
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: June 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Münchberg, Germany

 20 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: December 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jarotschin, Poland
Died: August 3, 2006
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 21 Lynn Hilary

Lynn Hilary
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 22 Dianne van Giersbergen

Dianne van Giersbergen
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: June 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liempde, Netherlands

 23 France Joli

France Joli
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 24 Magdalena Kožená

Magdalena Kožená
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: May 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brno, Czechia
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 25 Lucia Popp

Lucia Popp
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 12, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zahorska Ves, Slovakia
Died: November 16, 1993

 26 Sondra Radvanovsky

Sondra Radvanovsky
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: April 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berwyn, Illinois, United States
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 27 Alex Sharpe

Alex Sharpe
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: May 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portmarnock, County Dublin, Ireland

 28 Pauline Viardot

Pauline Viardot
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: July 18, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 18, 1910

 29 Emma Shapplin

Emma Shapplin
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: May 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Savigny-le-Temple, France

 30 Aloysia Weber

Aloysia Weber
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: 1760 AD
Birthplace: Zell im Wiesental, Germany
Died: June 8, 1839

 31 Christa Ludwig

Christa Ludwig
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Famous As: Mezzo-soprano
Birthdate: March 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 32 Sabine Devieilhe

Sabine Devieilhe
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: December 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ifs, Calvados, France

 33 Renata Scotto

Renata Scotto
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Famous As: Soprano singer
Birthdate: February 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Savona, Italy

 34 Suzan Erens

Suzan Erens
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Heerlen, Netherlands

 35 Elina Siirala

Elina Siirala
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 36 Mary O'Hara

Mary O'Hara
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland

 37 Galina Vishnevskaya

Galina Vishnevskaya
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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: October 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 11, 2012

 38 Maria Malibran

Maria Malibran
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 24, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 23, 1836

 39 Eimear Quinn

Eimear Quinn
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 40 Susanna Rigacci

Susanna Rigacci
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 41 Rosa Ponselle

Rosa Ponselle
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: January 22, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Meriden, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 25, 1981

 42 Asmik Grigorian

Asmik Grigorian
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: May 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania

 43 Victoria de los Ángeles

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

 44 Ann Murray

Ann Murray
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin

 45 Iva Mihanovic

Iva Mihanovic
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: April 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

 46 Anita Rachvelishvili

Anita Rachvelishvili
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia

 47 Lotte Lehmann

Lotte Lehmann
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: February 27, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Perleberg, Germany
Died: August 26, 1976

 48 Shirley Verrett

Shirley Verrett
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Famous As: Operatic Soprano
Birthdate: May 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 5, 2010

 49 Vibeke Stene

Vibeke Stene
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: August 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sokndal, Norway

 50 Karita Mattila

Karita Mattila
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Perniö, Finland
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