Abbie Mitchell Abriea "Abbie" Mitchell Cook (25 September 1884 – 16 March 1960), also billed as Abbey Mitchell, was an American soprano opera singer who sang the role of "Clara" in the premier prod...
Achille Errani Achille Errani (20 August 1823 – 6 January 1897) was an Italian opera singer who also taught that skill in New York City.
Ada Adini Ada Adini (1855 - February 1924) was an American operatic soprano who had an active international career from 1876 up into the first decade of the 20th century.
Adam Flowers Adam Flowers is an American lyric tenor who is based in San Francisco, California.
Adam Klein (tenor) Adam Charles Josef Klein is an American opera singer who has sung leading tenor roles with many North American opera companies including, the Metropolitan Opera, Seattle Opera, Edmonton Opera, a...
Adelaide Bishop Adelaide Bishop was an American operatic soprano, musical theatre actress, opera director, stage director, and voice teacher.
Adelaide Phillipps Adelaide Phillipps (born Stratford-on-Avon, England, 26 October 1833; died Carlsbad, Germany, 3 October 1882) was an opera singer.
Adelaide Phillips Adelaide Phillips, American contralto singer, was born at Stratford-upon-Avon, England, her family emigrating to America in 1840.
Adele Addison Adele Addison (born July 24, 1925, Springfield, Massachusetts) is an African American lyric soprano who was an acclaimed figure in the classical music world during the 1950s and 1960s.
Ailyn Pérez Ailyn Pérez (born 1979) is an American operatic soprano and the winner of the 2012 Richard Tucker Award.
Alaine Rodin Alaine Rodin is an American operatic soprano who has sung leading roles both in the United States and internationally.
Alan Titus Alan Titus (born in New York City, on October 28, 1945) is an internationally celebrated baritone.
Alessandra Marc Alessandra Marc (born July 29, 1957) is an award-winning American dramatic soprano who has appeared at many of the world's finest opera houses and orchestras.
Amanda Forsythe Amanda Forsythe (born 1976) is an award winning American light lyric soprano who is particularly admired for her interpretations of baroque music and the works of Rossini.
Amy Leslie Amy Leslie was an American actress, opera singer, and drama critic who was the first wife of Frank Buck.
Andrea Gruber Andrea Gruber (born 1966) is an award winning American dramatic soprano particularly admired for her interpretations of the works of Puccini, Verdi, and Wagner.
Andreas Poulimenos Andreas Poulimenos is a Professor of music at Indiana University at the Jacobs School of Music.
Andrew McKinley Andrew McKinley was an American operatic tenor, violinist, arts administrator, music educator, and school administrator.
Angel Blue Angel Joy Blue (born May 3, 1984) is an American operatic soprano.
Angela Brown Angela M. Brown is an African-American dramatic soprano particularly admired for her portrayal of Verdi heroines.
Angela Meade Angela Meade (born 1977) is an award winning American operatic soprano who is particularly associated with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Anita Darian Anita Darian is an American singer and actress who has had an active career since the 1950s.
Anna Christy Anna Christy is an American soprano opera singer.
Anna Fitziu Anna Fitziu (April 1, 1887 – April 20, 1967) was an American soprano who had a prolific international opera career during the early part of the 20th century.
Anna Moffo Anna Moffo (June 27, 1932 – March 9, 2006) was an Italian-American opera singer, television personality, and award-winning dramatic actress.
Annabel Jarman Annabel Jarman is a Mezzo-Soprano opera singer, born in 1984 in California.
AnnaMaria Cardinalli AnnaMaria Cardinalli (born AnnaMaria Cardinalli-Padilla) is an American military investigator, classical guitarist, and operatic contralto.
Anne McKnight Anne McKnight (24 July 1924 - 29 August 2012) was an operatic soprano.
Annette Daniels Annette Daniels was an American mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Anthony Dean Griffey Anthony Dean Griffey (born February 12 in High Point, North Carolina) is an American opera singer.
Anthony Laciura Anthony Laciura (born September 27, 1951) is an American operatic tenor, noted for his abilities as a comprimario and actor.
Aprile Millo Aprile Millo is an American operatic soprano of Italian and Irish ancestry who is particularly admired for her interpretations of the works of Giuseppe Verdi.
Ara Berberian Ara Berberian (b. Detroit, Michigan, May 14, 1930; d. Boynton Beach, Florida, February 21, 2005) was an American bass and actor who had an active international career in operas, concerts, and mu...
Arianna Zukerman Arianna Zukerman (born 1972) is an American lyric soprano who has performed with some of the world's finest orchestras and opera companies.
Ariel Bybee Ariel Bybee is a mezzo-soprano who has had a distinguished career as a soloist, voice teacher and university opera director.
Ariella Vaccarino Ariella Vaccarino, Los Angeles, California, is an American singer, songwriter and singing teacher best known as for her roles on stage: La Boheme, The Wiz and Once Upon a Mattress, and on film: ...
Arleen Auger Joyce Arleen Auger was an American soprano, admired for her coloratura voice and interpretations of works by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Monteverdi, Gluck, and Mozart.
Arlene Saunders Arlene Saunders (born in Cleveland, on October 5, 1935) is an American spinto soprano opera singer.
Arnold Voketaitis Arnold Voketaitis (born May 11, 1930, New Haven, Connecticut) is an American bass-baritone of Lithuanian descent who had an active singing career performing in operas, concerts, and recitals fro...
Arthur Cosenza Arthur Cosenza (born October 16, 1924; died December 27, 2005) was an American impresario, stage director, and baritone of Italian heritage, who was particularly associated with the New Orleans ...
Ashley Putnam Ashley Putnam is an American soprano from New York City.
Astrid Varnay Ibolyka Astrid Maria Varnay (25 April 1918 4 September 2006) was an American dramatic soprano of Hungarian heritage and Swedish birth, who did most of her work in the United States and Germany.
Audrey Schuh Audrey Schuh (Redmann) was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on and studied both music and medical technology at Loyola University of the South, where she studied with Dorothy Hulse, who was also...
Bantcho Bantchevsky Bantcho Bantchevsky (also known Bancho Banchevsky or Bancho Banchevski; Банчо Банчевски; 1906 – January 23, 1988) was a Bulgarian-born American singer, singing coach, and translator.
Barbara Bonney Barbara Bonney (born April 14, 1956) is an American soprano.
Barbara Hendricks Barbara Hendricks (born November 20, 1948) is an African-American operatic soprano and concert singer.
Barbara Smith Conrad Barbara Smith Conrad is an American operatic mezzo-soprano of international acclaim.
Barry Alexander Barry Alexander is an American opera singer and entrepreneur.
Barry Carl Barry Strauss Carl (born April 20, 1950) is an American musician and voice-over actor best known as the bassist of the a cappella band Rockapella while the group was house band on the PBS childr...
Bessie Abott Bessie Abott (1878 - February 9, 1919) was an American operatic soprano who had an active international career during the early 20th century.
Beth Clayton Laura Beth Clayton is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer, and a native of Malvern, Arkansas.
Bethany Beardslee Bethany Beardslee (born December 25, 1925) is an American soprano particularly noted for her collaborations with major 20th-century composers, such as Igor Stravinsky, Milton Babbitt, Pierre Bou...
Betsy Norden Betsy Norden is an American soprano who appeared with the Metropolitan Opera over 500 times.
Bettina Freeman Bettina Freeman (1889–?) was a Boston-born opera singer with the San Carlo Opera Company who was active from 1913 to 1920.
Betty Allen Betty Allen (17 March 1927 – 22 June 2009) was a renowned American operatic mezzo-soprano who had an active international singing career during the 1950s through the 1970s.
Beverly Bower Beverly Bower (September 30, 1925 – March 24, 2002) was an American operatic soprano who had an active international opera career from the mid-1950s through the early 1970s.
Beverly Sills Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was between the 1950s and 1970s.
Beverly Wolff Beverly Wolff (November 6, 1928 - August 14, 2005) was an American mezzo-soprano who had an active career in concerts and operas from the early 1950s to the early 1980s.
Blanche Thebom Blanche Thebom (September 19, 1915March 23, 2010) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano, voice teacher, and opera director.
Blanche Yurka Blanche Yurka (June 18, 1887 – June 6, 1974) was an American theatre and film actress.
Brandon Jovanovich Brandon Jovanovich is an American operatic tenor whose repertoire encompasses Wagner, Puccini, Strauss, Britten, and from early Baroque to world premiere operas.
Brenda Boozer Brenda Boozer (born January 25, 1948) is an American mezzo-soprano who has had an active international career performing in operas and concerts since the mid 1970s.
Brenda Lewis Brenda Lewis (born 2 March 1921, Harrisburg) is an American operatic soprano, musical theatre actress, opera director, and music educator.
Brian Asawa Brian Asawa (born 1966, Los Angeles) is a Japanese-American countertenor.
Bruce Ford (tenor) Bruce Ford (born 15 August 1956) is an American operatic tenor, particularly associated with Mozart roles and the bel canto repertory.
Bruce Fowler (tenor) Bruce Fowler is an American classical tenor who has had a major international performance career in operas and concerts since the early 1990s.
Bruce Hubbard Bruce Hubbard (1952 − 1991) was an African-American operatic baritone, most famous for appearing in several productions of Show Boat (as Joe) and Porgy and Bess (most famously as Jake, b...
Bryan Hymel Bryan Hymel is an American operatic tenor who was born and raised in New Orleans.
Bárbara Padilla Bárbara Padilla (born December 9, 1973) is a Mexican-American operatic soprano.
Camilla Williams Camilla Ella Williams was an American operatic soprano who performed nationally and internationally.
Camille D'elmar Camille D'elmar was a stage actress and opera performer from Rochester, New York.
Carl Tanner Carl Tanner (born 1962, Arlington, Virginia) is an American operatic tenor.
Carlos Alexander Carlos Alexander (born October 15, 1915) is a dramatic baritone and stage director of opera, best known as a singing-actor in German repertoire.
Carlton Gauld Carlton Gauld was an American operatic bass who had a prolific career during the 1930s through the 1960s.
Carol Brice Carol Brice (April 16, 1918 - February 15, 1985) was an American contralto.
Carol Neblett Carol Neblett (born February 1, 1946, in Modesto, California) is an American operatic soprano.
Carol Plantamura Carol Plantamura is an American soprano specializing in 17th and 20th century music.
Carol Toscano Carol Toscano is an American operatic soprano who appeared frequently with several prominent American opera companies from 1962-1972.
Carol Vaness Carol Theresa Vaness is an American lyric soprano.
Carol Wilson Carol Wilson is an American operatic soprano who is particularly admired for her interpretations of the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Richard Wagner.
Carolina White Carolina White was an actress and opera singer who appeared with Enrico Caruso in one of only two movies the tenor made; My Cousin.
Carolyn Long Carolyn Long was an American operatic soprano and concert singer.
Caterina Jarboro Caterina Jarboro (1903–1986) was an African American opera singer.
Chet Allen Chet Allen was an American child actor of the 1950s known for his role as Amahl in Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors, the first opera written for television, which he made wi...
Chris Mann (singer) Christopher Michael "Chris" Mann (born May 5, 1982) is a classically trained American singer-songwriter from Wichita, Kansas.
Chris Merritt Chris Merritt (born September 27, 1952, Oklahoma City) is an opera singer.
Christian Van Horn Christian Van Horn is an American operatic bass-baritone and winner of the 2003 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
Christina England Christina England-Hale is a classically trained singer born in Logan, Utah in 1982.
Christine Brewer Christine Brewer (born October 26, 1955) is an American soprano singer.
Christine Goerke Christine Goerke (born 1969) is a Grammy Award winning American dramatic soprano who has performed with many of the world's best opera companies, orchestras, and musical ensembles.
Christine Weidinger Christine Weidinger (born 31 March 1946) is an American operatic soprano who has had an active international career in operas and concerts since the early 1970s.
Christopher Temporelli Christopher Temporelli is an American operatic bass and concert singer based in New York.
Claire Watson Claire Watson was an American soprano, particularly associated with Mozart and Richard Strauss roles.
Clamma Dale Clamma Dale (born 1948) is an African-American operatic soprano.
Clara Kathleen Rogers Clara Kathleen Rogers (Cheltenham, January 14, 1844 – Boston, March 8, 1931), was an American composer, singer, writer and music educator.
Claramae Turner Claramae Turner (née Haas, October 28, 1920 - May 18, 2013 in Santa Rosa, California), was an American operatic contralto, perhaps best known for her appearance in the film Carousel (1956), ...
Craig Timberlake Craig Timberlake (October 30, 1920 – December 31, 2006) was an American stage actor, singer, author, and educator.
Cristina Fontanelli Cristina Fontanelli (born in Brooklyn, New York, New Jersey) is an American actress and opera singer who has performed in Tokyo, Paris, Milan, Cairo, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul and Uganda.
Cyndia Sieden Cyndia Sieden (born 10 September 1961) is an American coloratura soprano on the opera and concert stages.
Cynthia Haymon Cynthia Haymon-Coleman is an American soprano, born September 6, 1958 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Cynthia Makris Cynthia Makris is a soprano opera singer whose professional career has spanned nearly thirty years.
Cyrena van Gordon Cyrena van Gordon was the stage name of an American operatic contralto born Cyrena Sue Pocock.
Deborah Voigt Deborah Voigt (born August 4, 1960) is an American operatic soprano.
Delores Ivory Davis Delores Ivory Davis is a mezzo soprano, known internationally for her performances in opera, oratorio, and performances with the Springfield Symphony, St. Paul Symphony, and Detroit Symphony Orc...
Dennis McNeil Dennis McNeil, (born July 30, 1960, Los Angeles, California) is an American operatic tenor, musical theater performer, and concert singer.
Denyce Graves Denyce Graves (born March 7, 1964 in Washington, D.C.) is an African-American mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Derek Lee Ragin Derek Lee Ragin (born June 17, 1958) is an American countertenor.
Diana Soviero Diana Soviero (March 19, 1946, Jersey City) is an American operatic soprano of international stature, a recipient of the Richard Tucker Award in 1979.
Dmitri Nabokov Dmitri Vladimirovich Nabokov was an American opera singer and translator.
Dolora Zajick Dolora Zajick (born 24 March 1952 in Salem, Oregon) is an American mezzo-soprano who specializes in the Verdian repertoire.
Dolores Wilson Dolores Mae Wilson was an American coloratura soprano who had an active international opera career from the late 1940s through the early 1960s.
Dominic Cossa Dominic Cossa (born May 13, 1935) is an American operatic lyric baritone particularly associated with the Italian and French repertoire.
Donald Braswell II Donald Braswell II (born February 22, 1963) is an American actor, classical crossover tenor and composer.
Donald Gramm Donald Gramm (February 26, 1927 – June 2, 1983) was an American bass-baritone whose career was divided between opera and concert performances.
Donald Grobe Donald Roth Grobe was an American lyric tenor who sang at the Deutsche Oper Berlin during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
Donnie Ray Albert Donnie Ray Albert is an American operatic baritone who has had an active international career since 1976.
Dora Wiley Dora Wiley was an American soprano who performed in operas and concerts in the United States, England, and Australia during the last three decades of the 19th century.
Dorothy Dow Dorothy Dow was an American classical soprano who had an active international career in concerts, operas, and recitals during the 1940s through the 1960s.
Dorothy Kirsten Dorothy Kirsten (July 6, 1910, Montclair, New Jersey – November 18, 1992, Los Angeles, California) was an American operatic soprano.
Dorothy Sarnoff Dorothy Sarnoff was an American operatic soprano, musical theatre actress, and self-help guru.
Dorothy Warenskjold Dorothy Warenskjold (May 11, 1921, San Leandro, California — December 27, 2010, Lenexa, Kansas) was an American lyric soprano who had an active career in operas and concerts from the mid-1940s t...
Dusolina Giannini Dusolina Giannini was an Italian-American soprano, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Dwayne Croft Dwayne Croft is an American baritone who has sung in more than 300 performances in 25 roles at the Metropolitan Opera.
Débria Brown Débria M. Brown (26 October 1936 – 17 December 2001) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano who had an active international career that spanned five decades.
Eddra Gale Eddra Gale was an American actress and singer.
Eleanor Steber Eleanor Steber (July 17, 1914October 3, 1990) was an American operatic soprano.
Elena Nikolaidi Elena Nikolaidi (Έλενα Νικολαΐδη; June 15, 1909 – November 14, 2002) was a noted Greek-American opera singer and teacher.
Eleonora de Cisneros Countess Eleonora de Cisneros (1878–1934 ) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano Born in New York City nee Eleanora Broadfoot, she studied singing under Mme.
Elinor Ross Elinor Ross is an American opera singer, a dramatic soprano particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Eliza Biscaccianti Eliza Biscaccianti (1824 – 1896) was an American opera singer from Boston, Massachusetts.
Elizabeth Amsden Elizabeth Amsden (died July 20, 1966, New York City) was an American soprano opera singer.
Elizabeth Futral Susan Elizabeth Futral (born September 27, 1963, Johnston County, North Carolina) is an American coloratura soprano who has won acclaim (as both singer and actress) throughout the United States ...
Elizabeth Mannion Elizabeth Mannion is an American operatic mezzo-soprano who has performed at opera houses throughout the world.
Elizabeth Parcells Elizabeth Parcells (December 28, 1951, Detroit, Michigan – December 29, 2005, Detroit, Michigan) was an American coloratura soprano.
Ellen Beach Yaw Ellen Beach Yaw (September 14, 1869 – September 9, 1947) was an American coloratura soprano, best known for her concert singing career.
Ellen Faull Ellen Hartla Faull was an American operatic soprano and distinguished voice teacher.
Ellen Shade Ellen Shade is an American operatic soprano from New York.
Emile Renan Emile Renan (28 June 1913 - 8 December 2001) was an American operatic bass-baritone and stage director who had a long association with the New York City Opera.
Emma Abbott Emma Abbott (December 9, 1850 – January 5, 1891) was an American operatic soprano and impresario known for her pure, clear voice of great flexibility and volume.
Emma Eames Emma Eames (August 13, 1865 - June 13, 1952) was an American soprano renowned for the beauty of her voice.
Emma Lucy Gates Bowen Emma Lucy Gates Bowen was an American opera singer and later the wife of Albert E. Bowen a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Emma Nevada Emma Nevada (née Wixom) (7 February 1859 – 20 June 1940) was an American operatic soprano particularly known for her performances in operas by Bellini and Donizetti and the French com...
Emma Trentini Emma Trentini was an Italian soprano opera singer who came to the United States in December 1906.
Enrica Clay Dillon Enrica Clay Dillon (1881- 9 October 1946) was an American opera singer, opera director, and voice teacher.
Enrico Di Giuseppe Enrico Di Giuseppe was a celebrated American operatic tenor who had an active performance career from the late 1950s through the 1990s.
Eric Cutler Eric Cutler is an American tenor notable for his performances of bel canto repertoire and Mozart operas in particular.
Eric Halfvarson Eric Halfvarson (Aurora, Illinois December 1, 1951) is an American operatic basso.
Erin Wall Erin Wall (born 4 November 1975 Calgary, Alberta to American parents) is a Canadian operatic soprano.
Erland Van Lidth De Jeude Erland van Lidth de Jeude (June 3, 1953 – September 23, 1987) was a Dutch-born American actor who appeared in several Hollywood films, as well as being a wrestler, singing as an operatic b...
Ernest McChesney Ernest McChesney (July 22, 1912 – July 25, 1991) was an American tenor who had an active singing career in operas, musicals, and concerts during the late 1920s through the early 1960s.
Ezio Flagello Ezio Flagello was an Italian-American bass, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Ezra Miller Ezra Matthew Miller (born September 30, 1992) is an American actor, known for his roles as Vincent "Vinnie" Rizzo, Jr. in City Island (2009), Elliot Hellman in Another Happy Day (2011), ...
Faith Esham Faith Esham (born August 6, 1948) is an American soprano and college professor of voice.
Felicia Weathers Felicia Weathers is a well known internationally opera and concert singer.
Fernando del Valle Fernando del Valle (né Brian Skinner, 28 February 1964) is an American operatic tenor.
Florence Cole Talbert Florence Cole Talbert-McCleave (born Florence Cole, June 17, 1890–April 3, 1961) was an African-American soprano born in Detroit, Michigan.
Florence Kirk Florence Kirk (1909 - 6 June 1999) was an American soprano.
Florence Macbeth Florence MacBeth (1891-1966), was an American operatic soprano.
Florence Quivar Florence Quivar is an American operatic mezzo-soprano who is considered to be "one of the most prominent singers of her generation."
Frances Bible Frances Lillian Bible was an American operatic mezzo-soprano who had a thirty long year career at the New York City Opera between 1948 and 1978.
Frances Ginsberg Frances Ginsberg (March 11, 1955 – December 24, 2010) was an American opera singer.
Frances Greer Frances Greer (12 January 1917 – 28 June 2005) was an American soprano.
Frances Ingram Elizabeth Frances Ingram was an American operatic contralto of English birth who had an active career in North America during the 1910s and 1920s.
Frances Yeend Frances Yeend (28 January 1913 – 27 April 2008) was an American classical soprano who had an active international career as a concert and opera singer during the 1940s through the 1960s.
Francia White Francia White (1909 - October 22, 1984) was an American soprano who had an active career in concerts, operas, operettas, radio, television, and film during the late 1920s through the 1940s.
Franco Ventriglia Franco Ventriglia (October 20, 1922 – November 28, 2012) was an opera singer who sang bass in every major European opera house during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.
Frank Forest Frank Forest (1896–1976) was an American operatic tenor and actor who enjoyed success in the 1930s and 40s.
Frank Guarrera Frank Guarrera was an Italian-American lyric baritone who enjoyed a long and distinguished career at the Metropolitan Opera, singing with the company for a total of 680 performances.
Frank Kelley (tenor) Frank Kelley is an American tenor, who has performed in concert and in opera throughout North America and Europe.
Frank Lopardo Frank Lopardo (born 23 December 1957) is an American operatic tenor who was born in Brentwood, New York.
Frank Valentino Francesco Valentino (1907 – June 14, 1991) was an American operatic baritone.
Ganna Walska Ganna Walska (born Hanna Puacz on June 26, 1887 – March 2, 1984) was a Polish opera singer and garden enthusiast who created the Lotusland botanical gardens at her mansion in Montecito, Ca...
George Cehanovsky George Cehanovsky (14 April 1892 - 25 March 1986) was an American baritone and language coach of Russian birth who had a close association with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City for six de...
George Rasely George Rasely (1889 – 3 January 1965, Lawrence, Kansas) was an American tenor who had an active career in operas, concerts, and musicals during the first half of the 20th century.
George Shirley George Irving Shirley (born April 18, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a renowned tenor opera singer.
Geraldine Farrar Geraldine Farrar (February 28, 1882 – March 11, 1967) was an American soprano opera singer and film actress, noted for her beauty, acting ability, and "the intimate timbre of her voice."
Geraldine McMillian Geraldine McMillian is an American soprano who has had an active career in concerts and operas since the mid-1980s.
Geraldine Ulmar Geraldine Ulmar (June 23, 1862 – August 13, 1932) was an American singer and actress, best known for her performances in soprano roles of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas with the D'Oyly Ca...
Giacomo Rimini Giacomo Rimini (March 22, 1887–March 6, 1952) was an Italian-born, naturalized-American operatic baritone.
Gianna D'Angelo Gianna D'Angelo (18 November 1929, some sources say 1934- 27 December 2013), is an American coloratura soprano, primarily active in the 1950s and 1960s.
Gianna Rolandi Gianna Rolandi (born August 16, 1952) is an American soprano.
Gitta Alpár Gitta Alpár (5 February 1903 - 17 February 1991), was a Hungarian-born opera and operetta soprano.
Gladys Kuchta Gladys Kuchta was an American operatic soprano who sang leading roles in opera houses world-wide including thr Vienna State Opera, Royal Opera House, Bayreuth Festival, San Francisco Opera, and ...
Gladys Swarthout Gladys Swarthout (born December 25, 1900, Deepwater, Missouri – d. July 7, 1969, Florence, Italy) was an American mezzo-soprano opera singer and entertainer.
Gloria Davy Gloria Davy was a Brooklyn-born African-American opera singer.
Gloria Lane Gloria Lane (born June 6, 1930, Trenton, New Jersey) is an American operatic mezzo-soprano who had an active international performance career from 1949 to 1976.
Grace Bumbry Grace Bumbry (born January 4, 1937), an American opera singer, is considered one of the leading mezzo-sopranos of her generation, as well as a major soprano for many years.
Grace Moore Grace Moore (December 5, 1898January 26, 1947) was an American operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film.
Grace Van Studdiford Grace Van Studdiford was an early twentieth-century American opera singer and actress.
Gran Wilson Gran Wilson is an American operatic lyric tenor.
Grant Williams Grant Williams (August 18, 1931 - July 28, 1985) was an American film actor and operatic tenor.
Greer Grimsley Greer Grimsley is an American bass-baritone who has had an active international opera career for the last three decades.
Hanan Alattar Hanan Alattar is an American operatic soprano and actress who has had an active international career in concerts and in operas since the early 2000s.
Harolyn Blackwell Harolyn Blackwell (born November 23, 1955) is an African-American lyric coloratura soprano who has performed in many of the world's finest opera houses, concert halls, and theaters in operas, or...
Harry Danner Harry Danner is an American operatic tenor and actor of stage, screen, and film.
Harry Theyard Harry Theyard (né Harry L. Theard, Jr, on 28 September 1929, in New Orleans) is an American operatic tenor.
Helen Boatwright Helen Boatwright was an American soprano who specialized in the performance of American song, recorded the first full-length album of songs by composer Charles Ives and had a career that spanned...
Helen Donath Helen Jeanette Donath is an American soprano with a career spanning fifty years.
Helen Jepson Helen Jepson (November 28, 1904 - September 16, 1997) was an American lyric soprano noted for being a "stunning blond beauty" as well as for her voice.
Helen Phillips Helen L. Phillips was an American dramatic lyric soprano who broke though racial barriers as a concert singer and—almost in passing—on the opera stage.
Helen Traubel Helen Francesca Traubel (June 16, 1899July 28, 1972) was an American opera and concert singer.
Helena Bliss Helena Bliss (born December 31, 1917) is a retired American actress and singer.
Henry Price (tenor) Henry Price III (born October 18, 1945, in Oakland, California) is a well-known American operatic tenor, who was a pupil of the tenor Eugene Conley.
Herbert Beattie Herbert Wilson Beattie (born August 23, 1926) is an American operatic bass and voice teacher.
Herta Glaz Herta Glaz (September 16, 1910, Vienna - January 28, 2006, Hamden, Connecticut) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano, voice teacher, and opera director of Austrian birth.
Herva Nelli Herva Nelli was an Italian-born operatic soprano.
Hila Plitmann Hila Plitmann (born in Jerusalem 1973) is Grammy winning operatic soprano specializing in the performance of new works.
Howard Crook Howard Crook (born June 15, 1947) is an American lyric tenor who has lived and worked in the Netherlands and France since the early 1980s.
Igor Gorin Igor Gorin was an Austrian baritone and music teacher.
Inez Fabbri Inez Fabbri, née Agnes Schmidt, was an Austrian American soprano, voice teacher and impresaria.
Ioanna (Joan) Sfekas-Karvelas Ioanna (Joan) Sfekas-Karvelas is a Greek American dramatic soprano who has sung leading roles in both the United States and Europe.
Irene Dalis Irene Dalis (born 1925) is an American mezzo-soprano born in San Jose, California, who had a long international career at the highest levels of world opera.
Irra Petina Irra Petina was an actress and singer, as well as a leading contralto with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Isabel Leonard Isabel Leonard (born 1982, New York City) is an American mezzo-soprano.
Isola Jones Isola Jones is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Jack Harrold Jack Harrold (June 10, 1920 – July 22, 1994) was an American operatic tenor and voice teacher.
James Billings James Billings is an American operatic baritone, librettist, and opera director.
James King (tenor) James King (May 22, 1925November 20, 2005) was widely regarded as one of the finest American heldentenors of the post-war period.
James Maddalena James Maddalena (born 1954) is an American baritone who is chiefly associated with contemporary American opera.
James McCray James McCray is an American operatic tenor and voice teacher.
James Melton James Melton (January 2, 1904 – April 21, 1961), a popular singer in the 1920s and early 1930s, later began a career as an operatic singer when tenor voices went out of style in popular music ar...
James Pease James Pease (Indianapolis, 9 January 1916 – New York, 26 April 1967) was an American bass-baritone, notable for his Wagnerian roles but also a very distinguished Balstrode in Benjamin Britten’s ...
James Sauvage James Sauvage (born James Savage), (9 May 1849 – 27 November 1922) was a Welsh baritone singer.
James Valenti James Valenti (born September 2, 1977) is an American operatic tenor with an active international career.
Jamie Barton Jamie Barton (born) is an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
Jan Peerce Jan Peerce (June 3, 1904 December 15, 1984) was an American operatic tenor.
Janai Brugger Janai Brugger (born 1983) is an American operatic soprano who has won several major music competitions and has appeared in leading roles with several American opera companies.
Jane Henschel Jane Henschel (born 2 March 1952) is an American operatic mezzo soprano.
Jane Lawrence Jane Lawrence Smith (February 3, 1915 – August 5, 2005), born Jane Brotherton, was an American actress and opera singer who was part of the New York art scene beginning in the 1950s.
Janet Chvatal Janet Marie Chvatal (born 26 September 1964 in Boynton Beach, Florida) is an American classical soprano and musical theatre singer, director and author, best known for her production and charity...
Janet Pavek Janet Pavek was an American operatic soprano and musical theatre actress.
Janet Perry Janet Perry is a celebrated operatic soprano.
Janice Baird Janice Baird is an American dramatic soprano, best known for her interpretation of Wagner and Strauss.
Janice Felty Janice Felty is an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
Janis Martin (soprano) Janis Martin (born 16 August 1939) is a retired American opera singer who sang leading roles first as a mezzo-soprano and later as a soprano in opera houses throughout Europe and the United States.
Jay Hunter Morris Jay Hunter Morris (born July 3, 1963) is an American operatic tenor.
Jayne West Jayne West is an American operatic soprano, who was born in White Plains, New York, and was raised in Framingham, Massachusetts.
Jean Cox Jean Cox (January 16, 1922 – June 24, 2012) was an American tenor.
Jean Fenn Jean Fenn (b. May 10, 1928) is an American soprano who had an active opera career in North America during the 1950s through the 1970s.
Jean Kraft Jean Kraft is an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
Jean Madeira Jean Madeira (née Jean Browning, on November 14, 1918, in Centralia, Illinois; died on July 10, 1972, in Providence, Rhode Island) was an American mezzo-soprano, particularly known for her work ...
Jeanette MacDonald Jeanette Anna MacDonald (June 18, 1903January 14, 1965) was an American singer and actress best remembered for her musical films of the 1930s with Maurice Chevalier (Love Me Tonight, The M...
Jeanette Scovotti Jeanette Scovotti (born December 5, 1936 in New York City) is an American coloratura soprano.
Jeannette Knoll Alicia Jeannette Theriot Knoll (born January 1943) is a long-term member of the Louisiana Supreme Court from Marksville in Avoyelles Parish in south central Louisiana.
Jeannine Altmeyer Jeannine Altmeyer is an American soprano who had a prolific international opera career during the 1970s through the 1990s.
Jennie Tourel Jennie Tourel (November 23, 1973) was a Belarusian-American operatic mezzo-soprano, known for her work in both opera and recital performances.
Jennifer Aylmer Jennifer Aylmer is an American operatic soprano noted for significant performances with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, and as an oratorio soloist with major ensembles such as the N...
Jennifer Larmore Jennifer Larmore (born June 21, 1958) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer, particularly noted for her performances in coloratura and bel canto roles which she has performed in the world's ...
Jennifer Wilson Jennifer Wilson is an American soprano known especially for her Wagnerian opera roles.
John Reardon (baritone) John Reardon (8 April 193016 April 1988) was an American baritone and actor who was noted for his performances on television, including many appearances on the PBS children's television show M...
John Stewart (tenor) John Harger Stewart (born March 31, 1940, Cleveland) is an American tenor, conductor, and voice teacher who had an active international singing career in concerts and operas from 1964 to 1990.
Jon Garrison Jon Garrison (né Jon Long, in Higginsville, Missouri, on December 11, 1944) is a successful American operatic tenor who has been performing in locations around the world since 1965.
Joseph Carl Breil Joseph Carl Breil (29 June 1870 – 23 January 1926) was an American lyric tenor, stage director, composer and conductor.
Joseph Shore Joseph Shore is a retired American operatic baritone and voice teacher.
Josephine Antoine Josephine Antoine, coloratura soprano, sang at the Metropolitan Opera from 1936 through 1948 in 76 appearances, and was well known in "Un ballo in maschera", "Il barbiere di Siviglia", "Les cont...
Joshua Hecht Joshua Hecht is an operatic bass of international stature.
Joy Clements Joy Clements (née Joyce Marie Albrecht; April 29, 1932 – October 24, 2005) was an American lyric coloratura soprano who had a substantial opera and concert career from 1956 through the lat...
Judith Blegen Judith Blegen is an American soprano, particularly associated with light lyric roles of the French, Italian and German repertories.
Judith Malafronte Judith Malafronte is an American mezzo-soprano currently on the faculty at Yale University.
Judith Raskin Judith Raskin (June 21, 1928 – December 21, 1984) was an American lyric soprano, renowned for her fine voice as well as her acting.
Jules Bledsoe Julius Lorenzo Cobb Bledsoe (1897–1943) was a once renowned, but now semi-forgotten baritone, and the first African-American artist to gain regular employment on Broadway, subsequent to Bert Wil...
Julia Migenes Julia Migenes (born March 13, 1949) is an American mezzo-soprano working primarily in musical theatre repertoire.
Julian Patrick Julian Patrick (26 October 1927 - 8 May 2009) was an American operatic baritone and voice teacher.
Kevin Burdette Kevin Burdette is a singer (range: bass) who has worked as a soloist with the Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Opera, Teatro Colón, San Diego Opera, New York City Opera, Opéra de Mont...
Kevin Short Kevin Short is an American operatic bass-baritone.
Khori Dastoor Khori Dastoor is an American operatic soprano and actress.
Kirk Redmann Kirk Redmann (born December 27, 1961) is an American operatic tenor, and the son of Audrey Schuh and Kerry P. Redmann.
Kitty Carlisle Kitty Carlisle (also known as Kitty Carlisle Hart; September 3, 1910April 17, 2007) was an American singer, actress and spokeswoman for the arts.
Klara Barlow Klara Barlow was an American opera singer who had an active international career from the mid 1960s through the 1990s.
Korliss Uecker Korliss Uecker is an American vocalist (soprano) from Hettinger, North Dakota.
Kristin Chenoweth Kristin Dawn Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968) is an American singer and actress, with credits in musical theatre, film and television.
Lauren Newton (singer) Lauren Amber Newton is an avant-garde jazz and contemporary classical singer, composer and teacher, best known as a founding member of the Vienna Art Orchestra.
Lawrence Brooks Lawrence Brooks is an American singer and actor who had an active career performing in musicals and operettas throughout the United States during the 1940s through the 1960s.
Lawrence Brownlee Lawrence Brownlee (born 1972) is an American operatic tenor particularly associated with the bel canto repertoire.
Lawrence Tibbett Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (November 16, 1896 – July 15, 1960) was a famous American opera singer and recording artist who also performed as a film actor and radio personality.
Lawrence Winters Lawrence Winters (1915–1965), bass-baritone, was an African-American opera singer who had an active international career from the mid-1940s through the mid-1960s.
Lawrence Zazzo Lawrence Zazzo (born 15 December 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American countertenor.
Lee Snook Dr. Lee Erin Snook, Associate Professor, baritone, is chair of the Vocal Division at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.
Lee Venora Lee Venora (born February 16, 1932) is an American operatic soprano and musical theatre actress.
Lella Cuberli Lella Cuberli is an American soprano, particularly associated with the Belcanto repertory.
Leo Goeke Leo Goeke (November 6, 1937, Kirksville, Missouri — September 18, 2012, Pittsfield, Massachusetts) was an American operatic tenor who had an active international career from the 1960s through th...
Leon Lishner Leon Lishner was an American operatic bass-baritone.
Leona Mitchell Leona Mitchell (born 13 October 1949, Enid, Oklahoma), is an African-American and Chickasaw operatic soprano and an Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame inductee.
Leonard Treash Leonard Treash (January 1, 1909, Pennsylvania - January 31, 1996, Rochester, New York) was an American bass, opera director, and educator.
Leonard Warren Leonard Warren (April 21, 1911 – March 4, 1960) was an American opera singer.
Leontyne Price Mary Violet Leontyne Price (born February 10, 1927) is an American soprano.
Liam Bonner Liam Bonner (born March 18, 1981) is a professional opera singer (baritone) based in Houston, Texas.
Licia Albanese Licia Albanese (born July 22, 1913) is an Italian-born American operatic soprano.
Lili Chookasian Lili Chookasian was an American contralto who appeared with many of the world's major symphony orchestras and opera houses.
Lillian Blauvelt Lillian Blauvelt (1873 - 1947) was a popular opera singer in New York City, USA in the first decade of the 20th century.
Lillian Lawrence Lillian Lawrence (February 17, 1868 – May 7, 1926) was an American theatre and silent film actress.
Lillian Nordica Lillian Nordica (December 12, 1857 – May 10, 1914) was an American opera singer who had a major stage career in Europe and her native country.
Lillian Russell Lillian Russell (December 4, 1860 – June 6, 1922) was an American actress and singer.
Lily Pons Lily Pons (April 12, 1898 – February 13, 1976) was a French-born American operatic soprano and actress who had an active career from the late 1920s through the early 1970s.
Lisa Hopkins Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller, usually known as Lisa Hopkins, is an American classical singer and actress from Simi Valley, California.
Lisette Oropesa Lisette Oropesa (born on September 29, 1983, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a Cuban American operatic soprano, who was raised in Baton Rouge, where she studied at Louisiana State University.
Lois Ewell Lois Ewell (January 28, 1885 - Memphis, Tennessee-?), was an American opera singer and Broadway theatre performer.
Lois Hunt Lois Hunt (November 26, 1924 – July 26, 2009) was an American lyric soprano who had spent some of her earlier career performing at New York City's Metropolitan Opera and later spent four d...
Loren Driscoll Loren Driscoll (April 14, 1928 – April 8, 2008) was an American tenor who had an active international career from the 1950s through the mid-1980s.
Lorenzo Malfatti Lorenzo Malfatti (September 11, 1923, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – November 23, 2007, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was a baritone opera singer and professor of music at Chatham College where he taug...
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (March 1, 1954 – July 3, 2006) was an American mezzo-soprano, known for the dramatic power of her vocal artistry as well as her commitment to performing infrequentl...
Lou Rodgers Lou Rodgers is an American opera singer and opera director.
Louise Homer Louise Homer (April 30, 1871May 6, 1947) was an American operatic contralto who had an active international career in concert halls and opera houses from 1895 until her retirement in 1932.
Louise Le Baron Louise Le Baron was an American contralto singer who performed in opera and musical theatre during the early years of the twentieth century.
Luana DeVol Luana DeVol (born 1943 in San Mateo, California) is an American operatic soprano who made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Ortrud in April 2007 in Wagner's Lohengrin.
Lucilla Udovich Lucilla Udovich (September 7, 1930 – September 23, 1999) was an American soprano of Croatian ancestry.
Lucine Amara Lucine Amara (born March 1, 1924) is an American soprano who was largely based at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Lucy Kelston Lucy Kelston (born 1922) is an American operatic soprano, primarily active in Italy during the 1950s.
Mabel Garrison Mabel Garrison Siemonn (April 24, 1886 - August 20, 1963), was an American coloratura soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera from 1914 to 1921.
Mac Morgan Mac Morgan (June 25, 1917 – June 12, 2007) was an American bass-baritone who had an active performance career in concerts and operas from the early 1940s until the mid-1970s.
Mack Harrell Mack Kendree Harrell, Jr. (8 October 1909 Celeste, Texas — 29 January 1960 Dallas, Texas) was an American operatic and concert baritone vocalist who was regarded as one of the greatest American-...
Maralin Niska Maralin Niska is an acclaimed operatic soprano, well known as a singing-actress.
Marcella Craft Marcella Craft (1874–1959) was an American operatic soprano who performed internationally in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Margaret Harshaw Margaret Harshaw (12 May 1909 - 7 November 1997) was an American opera singer and voice teacher who sang for 22 consecutive seasons at the Metropolitan Opera from November 1942 to March 1964.
Margaret Jane Wray Margaret Jane Wray is an award winning American dramatic soprano known for her interpretations of the works of Richard Wagner.
Margaret Lloyd Margaret Lloyd is an American soprano who is particularly known for her performances in contemporary operas and concert works.
Margaret Matzenauer Margaret Matzenauer (sometimes spelled Margarete Matzenauer or Margarethe Matzenaur) (1 June 1881 – 19 May 1963) was a mezzo-soprano singer with an opulent timbre and a wide ra...
Margarete Matzenauer Margarete Matzenauer (1 June 1881, Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (now Timişoara, Romania) — 19 May 1963, Van Nuys, California) was a mezzo-soprano singer with an opulent timbre and a wide rang...
Margarethe Arndt-Ober Margarethe Arndt-Ober (1885–1971) was a German opera singer who had an active international career during the first half of the twentieth century.
Margherita Roberti Margherita Roberti is an American operatic soprano who had an active international career that spanned from 1948 to 1988.
Marguerite Krull Marguerite Krull is an American classical soprano who has had an active international performance career since the 1990s.
Marguerite Namara Marguerite Namara (November 19, 1888 - November 5, 1974) was a classically trained American lyric soprano whose varied career included serious opera, Broadway musicals, film and theater roles, a...
Marguerite Piazza Marguerite Piazza was an American soprano, entertainer and philanthropist from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Mari (singer) Mari Youngblood, also called Mari, is a female soprano vocalist.
Maria di Gerlando Maria di Gerlando (November 23, 1925 – May 24, 2010) was an American operatic soprano and voice teacher who was a leading performer at the New York City Opera from 1953 to 1969.
Maria Ewing Maria Louise Ewing (born 27 March 1950) is an American opera singer who has sung both soprano and mezzo soprano roles.
Marian Anderson Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century.
Marie Jansen Marie Jansen (November 18, 1857 – March 20, 1914), was an American musical theatre actress best known for her roles at the end of the 19th century.
Marie Powers Marie Powers was an American contralto who was best known for her performance as Madame Flora in Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Medium, a role that she played on stage, screen and television.
Marie Rappold Marie Rappold, née Winterroth (1873 – 12 May 1957) was an English-born American operatic soprano.
Marquita Lister Marquita Lister (born 24 April 1961) is an American operatic soprano.
Marta Belen Marta Belen was an American opera singer, artist, and music coach.
Martha Lipton Martha Lipton was an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
Martial Singher Martial Singher was a French baritone opera singer born in Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
Martin Dillon (musician) Martin Dillon (b. Portsmouth, Ohio, June 17, 1957 - d. Randolph, Vermont August 21, 2005) was a United States born musician, operatic tenor, and professor of music at Rutgers University in Camde...
Martina Arroyo Martina Arroyo, (born February 2, 1937), is an American operatic soprano who had a major international opera career from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Marvis Martin Marvis Martin is an African-American operatic soprano, best known for her concert performances and recitals, including her renditions of Joseph Canteloube's Songs from the Auvergne, and of B...
Mary Beth Peil Mary Beth Peil (born June 25, 1940) is an American actress and singer.
Mary Cardwell Dawson Mary Cardwell Dawson (February 14, 1894 – March 19, 1962) was an African-American musician and teacher and the founding director of the National Negro Opera Company.
Mary Curtis Verna Mary Virginia Curtis Verna was an American operatic soprano, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
May Peterson Thompson May Esther Peterson Thompson (October 7, 1880 – October 8, 1952) was an opera singer for the Metropolitan Opera Company.
McHenry Boatwright McHenry Boatwright (February 29, 1928November 5, 1994) was an American operatic bass-baritone and singing teacher.
Meagan Miller Meagan Miller is an American soprano with an active international career in opera, recital and concert.
Meg Bussert Meg Bussert is an American actress, singer and a university professor.
Michael Best Michael Best is an American operatic tenor and voice teacher.
Michael Chioldi Michael Chioldi (born May 24, 1970) is an American operatic baritone who has performed at many major American opera houses and festivals, including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, W...
Michelle DeYoung Michelle DeYoung (born 1968, in Michigan) is an American classical vocalist who has an active international career performing in operas and concerts.
Mignon Dunn Mignon Dunn (born in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 17, 1931) is a leading American dramatic mezzo-soprano.
Mignon Nevada Mignon Nevada (14 August 1886 – 25 June 1971) was an English operatic soprano.
Mikhail Svetlov (bass) Mikhail Anatolyevich Svetlov (born Krutikov; Михаил Анатольевич Светлов) is a Russian bass, known for the range and beauty of his voice as well as his acting ability, his voice described ...
Mikhail Svetlov (singer) Mikhail Anatolyevich Svetlov (born Krutikov; Михаил Анатольевич Светлов) (born 1958) is a Russian-American bass, known for the range and beauty of his voice as well as his acting ability, ...
Milagro Vargas Milagro Vargas is an American mezzo-soprano known for her distinctive voice and stage presence.
Mildred Allen (soprano) Mildred Allen (born 1932) is an American operatic soprano who had an active career during the 1950s and 1960s.
Miliza Korjus Miliza Elizabeth Korjus militsa 18 August 1909 – 26 August 1980 was an Estonian coloratura soprano opera singer, who later appeared in Hollywood films.
Mimi Benzell Mimi Benzell was an American soprano who performed with the Metropolitan Opera before establishing herself as a Broadway musical theatre, television, and nightclub performer.
Mimi Lerner Mimi Lerner was a Polish-American mezzo-soprano and later head of the voice department at Carnegie Mellon University.
Minnie Egener Minnie Egener (1881-1938) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
Minnie Hauk Amalia Mignon Hauck, was an American operatic soprano.
Monica Yunus Monica Yunus (born 1979) is an American operatic soprano who has performed with many opera companies and music ensembles.
Monte Amundsen Monte Amundsen (January 15, 1930 – December 24, 2011) was an American opera and musical singer who appeared on Broadway in Marc Blitzstein's musical Juno in 1959, which starred Shirley Booth.
Monte Pederson Monte Pederson (21 August 1958, Sunnyside, WA - 6 November 2001, Kreuth, Germany) was an American operatic bass-baritone.
Muriel Costa-Greenspon Muriel Costa-Greenspon (December 1, 1937, Detroit, Michigan – December 26, 2005, New York City) was an American mezzo-soprano who had a lengthy career at the New York City Opera between 1963-1993.
Myra Merritt Myra Merritt is an American operatic soprano, who was born in Washington, DC. She earned a Bachelor of Music from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Music from the Catholic Unive...
Myrna Sharlow Myrna Docia Sharlow (19 July 1893 – after 1935) was an American soprano who had an active performance career in operas and concerts during the 1910s through the 1930s.
Myron W. Whitney Myron William Whitney (5 September 1836, Ashby, Massachusetts - 18 September 1910, Sandwich, Massachusetts) was a bass opera singer from the United States.
Nadine Conner Nadine Conner (born February 20, 1907 - died March 1, 2003) was an American operatic soprano, radio singer and music teacher.
Nelson Eddy Nelson Ackerman Eddy (June 29, 1901 – March 6, 1967) was an American singer and actor who appeared in 19 musical films during the 1930s and 1940s, as well as in opera and on the concert s...
Nicholas Isherwood Nicholas Isherwood is US-born bass singer, who specialises in contemporary and baroque music.
Nico Castel Nico Castel (born August 1, 1931) is a comprimario tenor and well-known language and diction coach, as well as a prolific translator of libretti and writer of books on singing diction.
Nicole Cabell Nicole Cabell (born October 17, 1977) is an American opera singer.
Nina Osegueda Nina Osegueda, is a female heavy metal vocalist from Washington DC. She is the lead vocalist of A Sound of Thunder.
Norman Treigle Norman Treigle (né Adanelle Wilfred Treigle, on 6 March 1927 - died 16 February 1975) was an American operatic bass-baritone, who was acclaimed for his great abilities as a singing-actor, ...
Olive Fremstad Olive Fremstad (14 March 1871 - 21 April 1951) was the stage name of Anna Olivia Rundquist, a celebrated Swedish-American opera diva who sang in both the mezzo-soprano and soprano ranges.
Olivia Ward Olivia Ward (born 23 October 1975) is an American mezzo-soprano opera singer and the winner of season 11 of The Biggest Loser which was the fourth season of couples on the TV reality show.
Orville Harrold Orville Harrold (1878 – 23 October 1933) was an American operatic tenor and musical theatre actor.
Patrice Munsel Patrice Munsel (born May 14, 1925) is an American coloratura soprano, the youngest singer who ever starred at the Metropolitan Opera, nicknamed "Princess Pat".
Patricia Brooks Patricia Brooks, was a lyric soprano, actress, and opera singer, who performed primarily with the New York City Opera.
Patricia Craig Patricia Craig (née Duncklee, on 21 July 1947) is an American operatic soprano and voice teacher.
Patricia Merbreier Patricia "Pat" Merbreier (July 12, 1924 – June 23, 2011) was an American television personality and actress.
Patricia Neway Patricia Neway (September 30, 1919 – January 24, 2012) was an American operatic soprano and musical theatre actress who had an active international career during the mid-1940s through the ...
Patricia Racette Patricia Lynn Racette (born 1965) is an American operatic soprano.
Paul Althouse Paul Shearer Althouse (December 2, 1889 – February 6, 1954) was an American opera singer.
Paul Austin Kelly Paul Austin Kelly is an American opera tenor and former rock musician who also writes, records and performs music for children.
Paul Franke Paul Walter Franke was an American operatic tenor who specialized in the comprimario repertoire.
Paul Groves (tenor) Paul Groves (born November 24, 1964 in Lake Charles, Louisiana) is an American operatic tenor.
Paul Kandel Paul Kandel is an American musical theatre actor and tenor singer best known for his work as the Gypsy leader Clopin in the 1996 Disney film The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Paul Plishka Paul Plishka (born August 28, 1941) is a American operatic bass.
Paul Ukena Paul Ukena (August 19, 1921, Lakota, Iowa - March 10, 1991, Mount Vernon, New York) was an American operatic baritone who had an active career during the 1950s through the 1970s.
Pauline Joran Pauline Joran (1870 – 13 August 1954) was an American-born opera singer and violinist.
Peter Sliker Peter Sliker was an American operatic bass-baritone who had a lengthy career performing at the Metropolitan Opera from 1961 through 1989.
Philip Booth (bass) Philip Booth (born 1942) is an American operatic bass who is chiefly associated with the basso profundo repertoire.
Philip Kraus Philip Kraus is an American operatic baritone and stage director known for his performances with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, starting in 1991, and for his co-founding of Light Opera Works, a pro...
Philip Maero Philip J. Maero (October 2, 1924 – August 25, 2003) was an American operatic baritone, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Philip Skinner Philip Skinner is an American bass-baritone who has sung leading roles in both North American and European opera houses.
Phyllis Curtin Phyllis Curtin is an American classical soprano who had an active career in operas and concerts from the early 1950s through the 1980s.
Phyllis Treigle Phyllis Treigle (born May 6, 1960) is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, and is a noted American soprano, and the daughter of the great bass-baritone Norman Treigle.
Prince Poppycock John Andrew Quale is an American singer, songwriter, and performer best known by the stage name and persona of Prince Poppycock.
Putnam Griswold Putnam Griswold (1875–1914) was an American opera singer (bass), born in Minneapolis, Minn.
Quade Winter Quade Winter is an American composer, musical restorer and translator, specializing in the light operas of Victor Herbert.
Rachel Willis-Sorensen Rachel Willis-Sorensen (born 1984) was a winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions on March 14, 2010.
Raymond Allen (stage actor) Raymond Allen (c.1921 – January 29, 1994) was an American stage actor who was best known for his performances in Gilbert and Sullivan and other light operas from the 1950s through the 1980s.
Raymond Michalski Raymond Michalski (born 8 June 1933, Bayonne, New Jersey) is an American operatic bass-baritone.
Rebecca Spencer (singer) Rebecca Spencer is an American singer and actress known for her roles in musicals and on the concert and cabaret stages.
Regina Resnik Regina Resnik (August 30, 1922 – August 8, 2013) was an American mezzo-soprano operatic singer.
Regina Sarfaty Regina Sarfaty (born 1934), later "Regina Sarfaty Rickless" after her marriage to Elwood A. Rickless in 1963, is an American operatic mezzo-soprano who had an active career during the 1950s thro...
Renée Fleming Renée Fleming (born February 14, 1959) is an American soprano whose repertoire encompasses Richard Strauss, Mozart, Handel, bel canto, lieder, French opera and chansons, jazz and indie rock.
Reri Grist Reri Grist (February 29, 1932) is an American coloratura soprano, one of the pioneer African-American singers to enjoy a major international career in opera.
Richard Croft (tenor) Richard Croft is an American opera singer who is often characterized as a lyric tenor or "Mozart tenor.
Richard Crooks Richard Alexander Crooks was an American tenor and a leading singer at the New York Metropolitan Opera.
Richard Cross (bass-baritone) Richard Cross (born December 7, 1935, Faribault, Minnesota) is an American bass-baritone who had an active international opera career from the late 1950s through the 1990s.
Richard Fredricks Richard Fredricks (born August 15, 1933, Los Angeles, California) is an American opera singer, and was one of the leading dramatic baritones of both the New York City Opera and the Metropolitan...
Richard Hale Richard Hale (16 November 1892 – 18 May 1981) was an American opera and concert singer and later a character actor of film, stage and television.
Richard Leech (tenor) Richard Leech (born March 26, 1957) is an American operatic tenor, recipient of the Richard Tucker Award in 1988, and particularly associated with lyric roles of the Italian and French repertories.
Richard T. Gill Richard Thomas Gill was an American economist and opera singer.
Richard Torigi Richard Torigi (October 30, 1917 – April 6, 2010) was an American baritone and voice teacher.
Richard Troxell Richard Troxell is an American operatic tenor who has sung leading roles in the opera houses of North America, Europe and Asia since his professional debut in 1993.
Richard Tucker Richard Tucker (August 28, 1913January 8, 1975) was an American operatic tenor.
Richard Tucker Music Foundation The Richard Tucker Music Foundation, founded in 1975, is a "non-profit cultural organization dedicated to perpetuating the artistic legacy of the great American tenor through the support and adv...
Richard Versalle Richard Versalle was an American operatic tenor, who had an international career including performances at the Bayreuth Festival and the Vienna State Opera.
Richard White (actor) Richard White (born August 4, 1953) is an American actor, opera singer and voice actor best known for voicing the character of Gaston in Disney's Beauty and the Beast and in the TV series ...
Risë Stevens Risë Stevens (June 11, 1913 – March 20, 2013) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano.
Rockland Osgood Rockland Osgood is a contemporary American lyric tenor who has distinguished himself in a wide variety of musical idioms from the Baroque to the latest in Contemporary compositions.
Rockwell Blake Rockwell Blake (born January 10, 1951) is an American operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in Rossini operas.
Rod Gilfry Rodney Gilfry is a leading American opera baritone.
Ron Bottcher Ron Bottcher (11 May 1940 - 12 April 1991) was an American operatic baritone who was actively performing with both the New York City Opera (NYCO) and the Metropolitan Opera during the 1960s.
Ron Holgate Ronald "Ron" Holgate (born May 26, 1937, Aberdeen, South Dakota) is an American actor and opera singer.
Ronald Naldi Ronald Naldi is an American lyric tenor who has sung on the stages of the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Arena di Verona, Salzburger Landestheater, L'Opéra Français, and New Jersey ...
Rosa Ponselle Rosa Ponselle, was an American operatic soprano with a large, opulent voice.
Rosalind Elias Rosalind Elias is an American mezzo-soprano, a rich-voiced singer of fine musicianship who enjoyed a long and distinguished career at the Metropolitan Opera.
Rose Bampton Rose Bampton (November 28, 1907 – August 21, 2007) was a celebrated American opera singer who had an active international career during the 1930s and 1940s.
Rosemary Kuhlmann Rosemary Kuhlmann is an American operatic mezzo-soprano and Broadway musical actress most known for originating the role of the Mother in Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors, t...
Roy Cornelius Smith Roy Cornelius Smith is an American operatic tenor, from Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
Ruby Elzy Ruby Elzy (February 20, 1908 – June 26, 1943), was a pioneer American operatic soprano.
Rush Tully Rush Tully (born in Iola, Wisconsin, July 30, 1949) is an American composer and operatic bass-baritone who performed many seasons with Lyric Opera of Chicago in the company of such luminaries as...
Russell Christopher Russell Christopher (born 12 March 1930, Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an American operatic baritone who specializes in comprimario roles.
Russell Oberlin Russell Keys Oberlin is a pioneering American countertenor who was a founding member of the New York Pro Musica Antiqua ensemble.
Ruth Ann Swenson Ruth Ann Swenson (August 25, 1959) is an American soprano who is renowned for her coloratura roles.
Ruth Falcon Ruth Falcon (born November 2, 1942) is an American operatic soprano.
Ruth Kobart Ruth Kobart (April 24, 1924 — December 14, 2002) was an American performer, whose six-decade career encompassed opera, Broadway musical theatre, regional theatre, films, and television.
Ruth Stewart Ruth Stewart (born 1916) is an American operatic soprano.
Ruth Welting Ruth Welting (May 1, 1948 - December 16, 1999) was an American operatic soprano who had an active international career from the early 1970s through the mid-1990s.
Sophie Braslau Sophie Braslau (August 16, 1892 – December 22, 1935) was a contralto prominent in United States opera, starting with her debut in New York City's Metropolitan Opera in 1913 when she was just 21 ...
Spiro Malas Spiro Malas (born 28 January 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a Greek - American bass-baritone opera singer.
Stacey Tappan Stacey Tappan (born June 13, 1973) is an American coloratura soprano.
Stanford Olsen Stanford Olsen (born 1960) is an American tenor who has had an active international career in operas and concerts since 1983.
Susan Dunn Susan Dunn (born 1954) is an award winning American spinto soprano who has graced many of the world's finest opera houses, concert halls, and theaters in operas, oratorios, and concert performances.
Susan Graham Susan Graham (born July 23, 1960, Roswell, New Mexico) is an American mezzo-soprano.
Susan Larson Susan Larson is an American soprano opera singer.
Susan Narucki Susan Narucki is an American operatic soprano who specializes in performances of contemporary classical music.
Susan Owen Susan Owen (married: Susan Owen-Leinert) is an American operatic soprano.
Susanna Phillips Susanna Phillips is an American opera singer who has sung leading lyric soprano at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera.
Susanne Marsee Susanne Marsee (née Susan Irene Dowell, on November 26, 1941, in San Diego, California, and raised in Westchester, California) is an American mezzo-soprano of note, particularly acclaimed as a s...
Susanne Mentzer Susanne Mentzer (born January 21, 1957) is an operatic mezzo-soprano.
Suzanna Guzmán Suzanna Guzmán (born in East Los Angeles, California is an American mezzo-soprano.
Suzanne Adams Suzanne Adams (28 November 1872 – 5 February 1953) was an American lyric coloratura soprano.
Suzy Frelinghuysen Suzy Frelinghuysen (née Estelle; 1911–1988) was an American abstract painter and erstwhile soprano.
Suzy Morris Suzy Frelinghuysen (née Estelle, in 1911; died in 1988) was an American abstract painter and erstwhile soprano.
Sydney Rayner Sydney Rayner (born December 12, 1895; died on September 14, 1981) was an American operatic tenor.
Sylvia McNair Sylvia McNair is an American opera singer and classical recitalist who has also achieved notable success in the Broadway and cabaret genres.
Sylvia Stahlman Sylvia Stahlman (March 5, 1929 – August 19, 1998) was an American soprano, particularly associated with light, coloratura roles.
Thomas Hampson (baritone) Thomas Hampson (born June 28, 1955, Elkhart, Indiana) is an American lyric baritone who is recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent classical singers, having appeared in major opera houses a...
Thomas Hardie Chalmers Thomas Hardie Chalmers (20 October 1884 - 11 June 1966) was an American opera singer, actor, and filmmaker.
Thomas Hayward (tenor) Thomas Hayward (born Thomas Albert Tibbett, in Kansas City, Missouri, on December 1, 1917; died in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 2, 1995) was an American operatic tenor.
Thomas Meglioranza Thomas Meglioranza (born October 7, 1970, New York, New York) is an American operatic baritone.
Thomas Rolf Truhitte Thomas Rolf Truhitte is a well-known American heldentenor who has become noted in recent years for his roles in Wagnerian operas.
Timothy Nolen Timothy Nolen (born 9 July 1941, Rotan, Texas) is an American actor and baritone who has had an active career in operas, musicals, concerts, plays, and on television for over four decades.
Todd Duncan Robert Todd Duncan (February 12, 1903 – February 28, 1998) was an American baritone opera singer and actor.
Vivica Genaux Vivica Genaux (born July 10, 1969) is an American coloratura mezzo-soprano.
Walter Carringer Walter Carringer is an American classical tenor who had an active career in operas, concerts, and recitals during the 1950s and 1960s.
Walter Cassel Walter Cassel (May 15, 1910 – July 3, 2000) was a renowned American operatic baritone and actor.
Walter Fredericks Walter Fredericks (1916–2000) was a well-known American operatic tenor and concert singer active through the late 1940s to at least the 1980s.
Wanda Brister Wanda Brister (born August 12, 1957) is an American operatic mezzo-soprano and voice teacher.
Warren Coleman Warren Coleman (1901–1968) was an American operatic baritone.
Wendy White (mezzo-soprano) Wendy White (born 1953) is an American mezzo-soprano who has had an active international singing career in operas and concerts since the late 1970s.
Wilhelmenia Fernandez Wilhelmenia Fernandez, sometimes billed as Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez, is an American soprano, born in Philadelphia in 1949, who became famous as the star of the film Diva by French...
William Beeman William Orman Beeman is an actor, author, singer, Middle East expert, and professor of anthropology at The University of Minnesota, where he is Chair of the Department of Anthropology.
William Blankenship William Leonard Blankenship (born 7 March 1928 Gatesville, Texas) is an American operatic tenor, music pedagogue at the collegiate level, stage and television actor, and stage director.
William Brown (tenor) William Brown (1938, Jackson, Mississippi – October 20, 2004, Jacksonville, Florida) was an African-American operatic tenor.
William Pell William Pell was an American opera singer who had a major international career during the 1980s and 1990s.
William Vennard William Vennard was a famous American vocal pedagogist who devoted his life to researching the human voice and its use in singing.
William Walker (baritone) William Sterling Walker (October 29, 1931 – April 10, 2010) was a baritone with the Metropolitan Opera (1962–1980) whose singing career included performances at the White House, at Carnegie Hall...
William Warfield William Caesar Warfield (22 January 1920 – 26 August 2002), was an American concert bass-baritone singer and actor.
Wynn Creasy Wynn Creasy is a landscape artist based in Alexandria, Virginia.
Zelma Watson George Zelma Watson George (December 8, 1903 - July 3, 1994) was a well known African-American philanthropist who was famous for being an alternate in the United Nations General Assembly and, as a head...