This list of famous male opera singers is ranked by their level of prominence, with photos when available. This greatest male opera singers list contains the most prominent men known for being opera singers. Opera fans might also be interested in famous female opera singers and popular American opera singers. There are thousands of males working as opera singers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones, who have made a name for themselves among other famous male musicians. If you're a guy aspiring to be a opera singer then the people below should give you inspiration.
No male opera singers list would be complete without people like Luciano Pavarotti or Andrea Bocelli. Opera singers male or female train for years and years to hone their voices. In the world of opera there are many French male singers, black male opera singers, and greek opera singers that dazzle audiences with their voices. Featuring Italian, Russian, British, and more, this list has them all!
While this isn't a list of all male opera singers, it does feature over 100 men opera singers known the world over. Who are the most famous male opera singers? Who are the best male opera singers? Take a look below!
Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time. He made numerous recordings of complete operas and individual arias, gaining worldwide fame for the ...more
Age: Died at 72 (1935-2007)
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Profession: Opera Singer, Actor
Credits: Spectre, Man on Fire, The Goonies, The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994
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Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM is an Italian classical tenor, recording artist and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became blind at the age of 12 following an association football accident. Bocelli has recorded fourteen solo studio albums, of both pop and classical music, three greatest ...more
Birthplace: Lajatico, Italy
Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more
Credits: Andrea Bocelli: A Night in Tuscany, Sarah Brightman in Concert, Céline Dion: These Are Special Times, Tuscan Skies ~ Andrea Bocelli ~
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José Plácido Domingo Embil, known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator. As of the end of 2013, he has sung 144 different roles. One of 'The Three Tenors', Domingo has more recently taken on conducting opera and concert performances, and is also the general ...more
Profession: Opera Singer, Conductor, Actor, Voice acting, Singer
Credits: Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Great Performances, La Traviata, Otello, Carmen, + more
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Sir Peter Neville Luard Pears CBE was an English tenor. His career was closely associated with the composer Benjamin Britten, his personal and professional partner for nearly forty years. Pears's musical career started slowly. He was at first unsure whether to concentrate on playing or singing, and ...more
Age: Died at 76 (1910-1986)
Birthplace: Farnham, United Kingdom
Profession: Opera Singer, Librettist, Singer
Credits: Britten: Owen Wingrave, The Hidden Heart: A Life of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears
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