List of notable or famous Metropolitan Opera employees, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list is a directory of the best Metropolitan Opera employees, showcasing only the most prominent Metropolitan Opera employees of all time. This list features past and present top Metropolitan Opera managers, including both current and retired Metropolitan Opera executives and alumni. Well-known Metropolitan Opera staff along with current and former Metropolitan Opera employees were and still are crucial to the company's success, as without these hard working men and women Metropolitan Opera would never be what it is today.
This list contains people like Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo.This renowned Metropolitan Opera employees list answers the questions, "What famous people have worked at Metropolitan Opera?" and "Who are the most famous Metropolitan Opera employees?"
Édouard de Reszke
Édouard de Reszke, originally Edward, was a Polish bass from Warsaw. Born with an impressive natural voice and equipped with compelling histrionic skills, he became one of the most illustrious opera singers active in Europe and America during the late-Victorian era. ...more
Age: Died at 64 (1853-1917)
Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
Emma Eames was an American soprano renowned for the beauty of her voice. She sang major lyric and lyric-dramatic roles in opera and had an important career in New York, London and Paris during the last decade of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th century. ...more
Age: Died at 87 (1865-1952)
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Francesco Tamagno was an Italian operatic tenor who sang with enormous success throughout Europe and America. On 5 February 1887, he sang Otello in the first performance of Giuseppe Verdi's opera. He is also the earliest Italian tenor of note to have left a sizeable body of recordings of his voice. As a man, he was one of the first international public figures to admit in the fact that he was the single parent and carer of a daughter. ...more
Age: Died at 55 (1850-1905)
Birthplace: Turin, Italysee more on Francesco Tamagno
Henry Abbey was an American poet who is best remembered for the poem, "What do we plant when we plant a tree?" He is also known for "The Bedouin's Rebuke". ...more
Age: Died at 69 (1842-1911)