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Opera Singer

Iestyn Davies

Iestyn Davies About Classical opera singer known for his acclaimed work in productions like Death in Venice and Jephtha. He has performed at many of the world’s most high-profile venues, including Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall. Other Informations He sang in the St John’s College, Cambridge choir at eight years old. He was named …

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Urs Bühler

Urs Bühler About Classically-trained tenor who has performed with the operatic pop group Il Divo. Other Informations He learned to play violin, clarinet, piano, guitar, and drums as a child. He released his ninth album with Il Divo, Wicked Game, in 2011. He has one daughter named Wilhelmina with his ex-girlfriend Tania Rodney. His group …

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Sherrill Milnes

Sherrill Milnes About Opera singer with the Metropolitan opera, known for his baritone singing voice and for his Verdi roles. Other Informations He was a prodigious musician as a child who played piano, violin, viola, double bass, clarinet, and tuba. He performed with the New York Philharmonic during their tribute to the 100th anniversary of …

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Plácido Domingo

Plácido Domingo About The world’s leading operatic tenor for many years and a prestigious conductor who has also sung more that 143 roles over the course of his career, including in Verdi’s Otello. Other Informations He studied music at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico City. He has been the general director of the …

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Joyce DiDonato

Joyce DiDonato About American mezzo-soprano who has performed with some of the world’s most renowned opera companies, including the New York City Opera and Orchestre National de France. She was awarded the Grammy for Best Classical Vocal Solo for her album Diva Divo in 2012. Other Informations She studied vocal music education at Wichita State …

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Jozef Kundlak

Jozef Kundlak About Slovak tenor who has worked as a soloist for the Slovak National Theatre. Other Informations He attended the Conservatory in Bratislava. He was the 1985 winner of Luciano Pavarotti’s Singer’s Contest. He was born in Bratislava. He played Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Kyra Vayne

Kyra Vayne About British opera soprano who sang from the 1930s to the 1950s and found fair success that was stifled by personal problems. Other Informations She was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, before the Revolution, which forced her family to free to London. She worked as a showgirl in Sanctions, a revue featuring Phyllis …

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Kathryn Grayson

Kathryn Grayson About Actress and operatic soprano who performed in musicals like Show Boat in 1951 and Camelot from 1962 to 1964. Other Informations She was discovered by a janitor at the St. Louis Municipal Opera House who introduced her to Frances Marshall. In the early 1950s, she starred in Lovely to Look At with …

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Jan Peerce

Jan Peerce About American operatic tenor who performed at venues all over the world in roles like Alfredo in La traviata and Rodolfo in La bohème. He has also performed as a soloist. Other Informations His career began when he was hired as a soloist for the Radio City Music Hall when he was twenty-eight. …

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Maxene Andrews

Maxene Andrews About Soprano singer and member of the Andrews Sisters singing trio from the 1930s to the 1940s, selling more than seventy-five million records. Other Informations She received dance lessons with her sisters at a young age. Maxene and her sisters sang songs like “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” She married Lou Levy in 1941 …

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Ignazio Boschetto

Ignazio Boschetto About Tenor in the Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo, the group responsible for albums such as We Are Love, Mas Que Amor, and their self-titled debut album. Other Informations He met the other two members of the trio, Gianluca and Piero, while competing in the second series of RAI TV’s Ti Lascio …

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Sarah Brightman

Sarah Brightman About Soprano singer who played the role of Jemima in the musical Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera. She has over180 gold and platinum sales awards in over 30 countries. Other Informations She made her musical debut in I and Albert when she was …