Throughout history, there have been many women opera singers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female opera singers such as Maria Callas, Nellie Melba, Birgit Nilsson, Alma Gluck, Deanna Durbin.The women opera singers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Maria CallasMaria Callas
02 December 1923, Greek
One of the most famous opera singers of the 20th
Jenny LindJenny Lind
06 October 1820, Swedish
Opera Singer

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
19 July 1868, American

Malena ErnmanMalena Ernman
04 November 1970, Swedish
Opera Singer

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
19 May 1861, Australian
Opera Singer

Aida GarifullinaAida Garifullina
30 September 1987, Russian
Operatic Soprano
Birgit NilssonBirgit Nilsson
17 May 1918, Swedish
Opera Singer

Alma GluckAlma Gluck
11 May 1884, American

Solomia LukyanetsSolomia Lukyanets
24 April 2001, Ukrainian
Opera Singer

Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
17 August 1977, Finnish
Singer, Opera singer, Composer, Pianist,
Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
04 December 1921, Canadian
Actor, Singer, Musician, Opera singer, Film actor

Lauren AmbroseLauren Ambrose
20 February 1978, American
Montserrat CaballéMontserrat Caballé
12 April 1933, Spanish
Singer, Opera singer

Tammy BlanchardTammy Blanchard
14 December 1976, American

Renée FlemingRenée Fleming
14 February 1959, American
Opera singer
Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
06 March 1944, New Zealander
Opera singer, Singer, Jazz musician, Actor

Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
10 April 1987, New Zealander
Singer, Street artist, Opera singer
Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
23 July 1977, Australian
Actor, Singer, Opera singer, Television presenter

Jeanette MacDonaldJeanette MacDonald
18 June 1903, American
Film actor

Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
04 June 1966, Italian
Singer, Opera singer
Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
1971 AD, Austrian
Operatic soprano

Mary CostaMary Costa
05 April 1930, American
Actor, Singer, Opera singer
Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
24 June 1969, Norwegian
Singer, Musician, Opera singer

Kathryn GraysonKathryn Grayson
09 February 1922, American

Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
07 November 1926, Australian
Singer, Opera singer

Kathleen BattleKathleen Battle
13 August 1948, American
Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
29 March 1985, Australian
Singer, Opera singer
Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
25 May 1929, American
Actor, Singer, Opera singer, Autobiographer,

Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
01 February 1922, Italian
Singer, Opera singer

Marilyn HorneMarilyn Horne
16 January 1934, American
Opera Singer

Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
19 April 1965, French
Singer, Opera singer
Kathleen FerrierKathleen Ferrier
22 April 1912, British

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Adelina PattiAdelina Patti
10 February 1843, Spanish, Italian
Opera Singer

Liza WangLiza Wang
28 August 1947, Hong Konger
Opera singer, Actor

Lily PonsLily Pons
12 April 1898, French
American-French operatic soprano

Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
09 May 1955, Swedish
Singer, Opera singer
Mirella FreniMirella Freni
27 February 1935, Italian
Singer, Opera singer

Kirsten FlagstadKirsten Flagstad
12 July 1895, Norwegian
Opera Singer
Geraldine FarrarGeraldine Farrar
28 February 1882, American
Opera singer

Anna MoffoAnna Moffo
27 June 1932, American
Opera Singer

Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
11 April 1979, Australian
Singer, Opera singer
Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
25 December 1874
Singer, Actor, Opera singer

Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
25 October 1926, Russian
Russian opera singer
Marina PriorMarina Prior
18 October 1963, Australian
Singer, Opera singer

Mary GardenMary Garden
20 February 1874, American
Singer, Opera singer, Actor

Vibeke SteneVibeke Stene
17 August 1978, Norwegian
Singer, Opera singer, Vocal coach

Giuditta PastaGiuditta Pasta
26 October 1797, Italian
Opera Singer

Magda OliveroMagda Olivero
25 March 1910, Italian
Singer, Opera singer