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Famous Male Opera Singers

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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. 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 Anton Raaff or Julius Stockhausen. 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.

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!
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    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

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    • 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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    Peter Pears is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Opera Singers
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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

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1910-1986)
    • Birthplace: England, Farnham
    • Profession: Opera Singer, Librettist, Singer
    • Credits: Britten: Owen Wingrave, The Hidden Heart: A Life of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears
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    Avery Brooks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Opera Singers
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    Avery Franklin Brooks is an American actor, director and occasional singer. Brooks is best known for his television roles as Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, as Hawk on Spenser for Hire and its spinoff A Man Called Hawk, and as Dr. Bob Sweeney in the Academy Award-nominated film American ...more

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    • Age: 67
    • Birthplace: Evansville, USA, Indiana, Center Township
    • Profession: Opera Singer, Television director, Professor, Actor, Artistic Director, + more
    • Credits: American History X, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, 15 Minutes, The Big Hit, Spenser: For Hire, + more
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    Kai Wessel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Opera Singers
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    Kai Wessel is a German countertenor and teacher at the Hochschule für Musik Köln. more

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    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
    • Profession: Opera Singer, Teacher
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    Harve Presnell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Opera Singers
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    Harve Presnell is an actor. more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1933-2009)
    • Birthplace: USA, California, Modesto
    • Profession: Opera Singer, Actor, Voice acting, Singer
    • Credits: Saving Private Ryan, Fargo, Old School, Face/Off, Patch Adams, + more
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    Dmitri Aleksandrovich Hvorostovsky PAR, is a Russian operatic baritone. more

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    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
    • Profession: Opera Singer
    • Credits: Great Performances, The Harvest of Sorrow, Dmitri Hvorostovsky: To Russia with Love, Gala Tribute to Tchaikovsky, Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: The Metropolitan Opera
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    Yuri Mazurok is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Opera Singers
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    Yuri Antónovich Mazurók was a Russian operatic baritone of Ukrainian ethnicity. He sang leading roles with major opera houses internationally, including the Bolshoi Theatre, where he made his debut as Eugene Onegin, to become his most famous part, in 1963, the Canadian Opera Company, the Metropolitan ...more

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    • Age: Died at 75 (1931-2006)
    • Birthplace: Kraśnik, Second Polish Republic
    • Profession: Opera Singer, Actor
    • Credits: Queen of Spades (Bolshoi Ballet)
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    Paolo Montarsolo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Opera Singers
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    Paolo Montarsolo was an Italian operatic bass particularly associated with buffo roles. more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1925-2006)
    • Birthplace: Italy
    • Profession: Opera Singer
    • Credits: Rossini: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri, Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore, Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte, Manon Lescaut (Glyndebourne Opera)
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