Alexis Dupont Alexis Dupont (1796, or 1798 according to his death certificate 29 May 1874) was a French operatic tenor who sang at the Opéra-Comique from 1821 to 1823 and the Paris Opera from 1826 to 1841.
Alice Ducasse Anne-Elisa Alice Ducasse, born 1846 in Valparaiso, (date of death unknown), was an opera singer and teacher active in Paris.
Alice Verlet Alice Verlet (1873–1934) was a Belgian-born operatic coloratura soprano active primarily in France.
Alice Zeppilli Alice Zeppilli (28 August 1885 – 14 September 1969) was a French operatic soprano of Italian heritage who had an active international singing career from 1901 to 1930.
Amaury Vassili Amaury Vassili (born 8 June 1989 in Rouen, Upper Normandy) is a French opera singer and professional tenor.
Antoine Trial Antoine Trial (13 October 1737, Avignon - 5 February 1795, Paris) was a French singer and actor.
Antoinette Saint-Huberty Anne-Antoinette-Cécile Clavel, better known by her stage name Madame Saint-Huberty or Saint-Huberti (Strasbourg, 15 December 1756 - 22 July 1812, Barnes, London) was a celebrated Fre...
Barnolt Barnolt was the stage name of Paul Fleuret (1844–1900), a French operatic tenor associated with the Opéra-Comique in Paris.
Blanche Deschamps-Jéhin Blanche Deschamps-Jéhin was a French operatic contralto who had a prolific career in France from 1879-1905.
Blanche Marchesi Blanche Marchesi (4 April 1863 – 15 December 1940) was a French mezzo-soprano and voice teacher best known for her interpretations of the works of Richard Wagner.
Camille Maurane Camille Maurane (November 29, 1911 – January 21, 2010), born Camille Moreau, was a French baritone singer.
Caroline Girard Caroline Girard (7 April 1830 – 18..) was a French operatic soprano.
Charles Rousselière Charles Rousselière (17 January 1875 – 11 May 1950) was French operatic tenor who performed primarily at the Paris Opera, the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, and the Opéra-Comique.
Charles-Louis Sainte-Foy Charles-Louis Sainte-Foy, born Charles-Louis Pubereaux, also known simply as Sainte-Foy (13 February 1817 – 1 April 1877) was a French operatic tenor who sang at the Opéra-Comique fo...
Christian (French actor) Christian Perrin, known by his stage-name Christian, was a French actor and singer in operetta, born in Paris, 1 January 1821, and died there in December 1889.
Christiane Eda-Pierre Christiane Eda-Pierre (born March 24, 1932) is a French lyric coloratura soprano of Martiniquan origin, who sang in a wide variety of roles, from baroque to contemporary works.
Claire Croiza Claire Croiza (14 September 1882 - 27 May 1947) was a French mezzo-soprano and an influential teacher of singers.
Colette Alliot-Lugaz Colette Alliot-Lugaz (born 20 July 1947) is a French soprano, particularly associated with Mozart.
Constance Jawureck Constance Jawureck (also Jawurek or Javoureck) (1803–1858) was a French mezzo-soprano opera singer.
Constance Nantier-Didiée Constance Nantier-Didiée was an French mezzo-soprano born in Saint-Denis, France, on 16 November 1831.
Cornélie Falcon Cornélie Falcon (28 January 1814 – 25 February 1897) was a French soprano who sang at the Opéra in Paris.
Cécile Simonnet Cécile Simonnet (14 March 1865, Lille - ?,) was a French operatic soprano.
Célestine Galli-Marié Célestine Galli-Marié (November 1840 – 22 September 1905) was a French mezzo-soprano most famous for creating the title role in the opera Carmen.
César Vezzani César Vezzani was a French/Corsican operatic tenor who became a leading exponent of French grand opera through several decades.
Daubray (actor) Michel René Thibaut, known by his stage-name Daubray, born Nantes 7 May 1837, died Paris 10 September 1892 was a leading French actor and singer in operetta, active mainly in Paris but who...
David Devriès David Devriès (born February 14, 1881 in Bagnères-de-Luchon, France, died July 17, 1936 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was a French operatic lyric tenor noted for his light, heady tone, and polis...
Désiré (baritone) Désiré (29 December 1823 – September 1873) was a French baritone, who is particularly remembered for creating many comic roles in the works of the French operetta composer Jacques Offenbach.
Edmond Clément Edmond Clément was a French lyric tenor who earned an international reputation due to the polished artistry of his singing.
Edmond Duvernoy Charles-Henri Edmond Duvernoy was a French pianist, baritone and vocal teacher, from a family of musicians.
Edmée Favart Edmée Favart (1879 – 29 October 1941) was a French soprano who had a varied and major career in opera and opéra comique and left many recordings of songs from roles she performed on stage.
Elen Dosia Elen Dosia (1915 - May 15, 2002), born Hélène Odette Zygomala, sometimes known as Ellen Dosia, was a French opera singer of Greek origin.
Elisabeth Duparc Élisabeth Duparc or Du Parc, nicknamed "La Francesina", (died 1778) was a French soprano notable for appearing in several premieres and performances of the oratorios and operas of Handel -...
Elizabeth Thible Élisabeth Thible, or Tible, born in Lyon was one the first women of aeronautic history and the first woman on record to ride in an hot air balloon.
Emma Calvé Emma Calvé, born Rosa Emma Calvet (August 15, 1858 – January 6, 1942), was a French operatic soprano.
Emma Fursch-Madi Emma Fursch-Madi (1847 – 21 September 1894) was a renowned French operatic soprano.
Emma Shapplin Emma Shapplin (born Crystêle Madeleine Joliton on 19 May 1974, in the Paris suburb of Savigny-le-Temple) is a French operatic coloratura soprano.
Ernest Blanc Ernest Blanc (November 1, 1923 – December 22, 2010) was a French opera singer, one of the leading baritones of his era in France.
Ernest Carbonne Raymond Jean-Baptiste Ernest Carbonne (30 July 1860 in Toulouse – 1924) was a French tenor and stage director who had a long association with the Opéra-Comique in Paris.
Ernesto Nicolini Ernesto Nicolini (February 23, 1834 - January 19, 1898) was a French operatic tenor, particularly associated with the French and Italian repertories.
Esther Chevalier Esther Chevalier (born 1853, death unknown) was a French mezzo-soprano, active in Paris almost exclusively at the Opéra-Comique, appearing in several operatic premieres there.
Eugène Caron Eugène-Charles Caron (4 November 1834 – 1903) was a French operatic baritone.
Eugène Dufriche Eugène Dufriche (born 1848, date of death unknown) was a French baritone, who had a career on the operatic stage from the 1870s in Paris through to the 1900s in New York.
Fanchon Moreau Françoise 'Fanchon' Moreau (born 1668 - died after 1743) was a French operatic soprano who belonged to the Académie Royale de Musique, also a celebrated beauty who was a favourite of the Great ...
Fanny Heldy Fanny Heldy (29 February 1888 - 13 December 1973) was a lyric soprano opera singer.
Fanély Revoil Fanély Revoil, born Marseille 25 September 1906, died Annonay 31 January 1999, was a French singer who had a major career in opera and operetta between 1950 and 1989.
Ferdinand Prévôt Ferdinand Prévôt (ca. 1800 – Paris?, 1857?) was a French operatic baritone.
François Wartel Pierre-François Wartel, was a French tenor and music educator.
François-Louis Henry François-Louis(-Ferdinand) Henry (12 May 1786 – 22 February 1855) was a French baritone, who sang for about 35 years with the Opéra-Comique in Paris, where he created numerous leading roles.
Françoise Journet Françoise Journet (born Lyon, died Paris 1720) was a French operatic soprano.
Freda Betti Freda Betti (26 February 1924 – 13 November 1979), whose birth name was Frédérique Betti, was a French mezzo-soprano singer.
Félia Litvinne Félia Litvinne was a Russian-born, French-based dramatic soprano.
Félix Vieuille Félix Vieuille was a French operatic bass who sang for more than four decades with the Opéra-Comique in Paris during the first half of the twentieth century.
Gabriel Bacquier Gabriel Bacquier (born May 17, 1924) is a French operatic baritone.
Gaëlle Méchaly Gaëlle Méchaly (born 15 June 1970 in Marseille, France) is a soprano.
Geneviève Vix Geneviève Vix née Brouwer (Le Havre, 31 December 1879 – Paris, 25 August 1939) was a French soprano.
Georges Thill Georges Thill (14 December 1897 – 17 October 1984) was a French opera singer, often considered to be his country's greatest lyric-dramatic tenor.
Georgette Leblanc Georgette Leblanc (8 February 1875 Rouen, – 27 October 1941 Le Cannet, near Cannes) was a French operatic soprano, actress, author, and the sister of novelist Maurice Leblanc.
Germaine Cernay Germaine Cernay, born Germaine Pointu (28 April 1900, Le Havre-19 September 1943, Paris) was a French mezzo soprano who was active both in the opera house and on the concert platform.
Germaine Lubin Germaine (Léontine Angélique) Lubin (1 February 1890 – 27 October 1979) was a French dramatic soprano best known for her association with the music of Richard Wagner.
Gilbert Duprez Gilbert Duprez (6 December 1806 – 23 September 1896) was a French tenor, singing teacher and minor composer who famously pioneered the delivery of the operatic high C from the chest.
Gina Cigna Gina Cigna (March 6, 1900 – June 20, 2001) was an Italian French-born opera singer, one of the leading dramatic sopranos of the inter-war period.
Guillemette Laurens Guillemette Laurens (born Fontainebleau, France in 1950) is a French operatic mezzo-soprano.
Gustave Huberdeau Gustave Huberdeau (10 May 1874 – 31 May 1945) was a French operatic bass-baritone who had a prolific career in Europe and the United States during the first quarter of the twentieth century.
Géori Boué Georgette "Géori" Boué (born 16 October 1918) is a French soprano, particularly associated with the French repertory, especially Thais.
Géraldine Chauvet Géraldine Chauvet is a French operatic mezzo-soprano, who has sung leading roles in Italy, Germany and Spain including the title role in Carmen at the Arena di Verona in 2009.
Gérard Lesne Gérard Lesne (born July 15, 1956) is a French countertenor.
Gérard Souzay Gérard Souzay was a French baritone singer, regarded as one of the very finest interpreters of mélodie in the generation after Charles Panzéra and Pierre Bernac.
Hector Dupeyron Hector Dupeyron was a French operatic tenor who had a prolific opera career in Europe from 1887 through 1906.
Henri Larrivée Henri Larrivée (9 January 1737—7 August 1802) was a French opera singer.
Henriette Méric-Lalande Henriette Méric-Lalande (1798 – 7 September 1867) was a French operatic soprano, one of the leading sopranos of the early 19th century.
Hippolyte Belhomme Hippolyte-Adolphe Belhomme, (2 December 1854, Paris - 16 January 1923) was a prominent French bass or bass-baritone and long-term member of the Opéra-Comique company in Paris.
Hortense Schneider Hortense Catherine Schneider, La Snédèr, (30 April 1833 – 6 May 1920) was a French soprano, one of the greatest operetta stars of the 19th century, particularly associated with the works of ...
Hélène Bouvier Hélène Bouvier was a French operatic mezzo-soprano, particularly associated with the French repertoire.
Irène Joachim Irène Joachim, born 13 March 1913 in Paris, died 20 April 2001, also in Paris, was a French soprano, and later a vocal teacher.
Jacqueline Brumaire Jacqueline Brumaire (born Herblay, 5 November 1921, died Nancy 29 October 2000) was a French operatic soprano and later teacher.
Jacques Isnardon Jacques Isnardon was a French bass-baritone, writer and voice teacher.
Jacques Jansen Jacques Jansen (born Paris, 22 November 1913 – 13 March 2002) was a French baryton-martin singer, particularly associated with the role of Pelléas in the opera by Debussy, but also active in...
Jacques Pottier Jacques Pottier,, is a French operatic Lyric tenor and recording artist.
Jane Bathori Jane Bathori (born Jeanne-Marie Berthier, June 14, 1877 - January 25, 1970) was a French opera singer.
Jane Berbié Jane Berbié (born 6 May 1931) is a French mezzo-soprano particularly associated with Mozart and Rossini roles.
Jane Rhodes Jane Marie Andrée Rhodes (March 13, 1929 – May 7, 2011) was a French opera singer whose voice encompassed both the soprano and high mezzo-soprano ranges.
Janine Micheau Janine Micheau (17 April 1914 - 18 October 1976) was a French singer, one of the leading lyric sopranos of her era in France.
Jean Borthayre Jean Borthayre (25 May 1901, Musculdy - 25 April 1984, Montmorency) was a French operatic baritone, particularly associated with the French and Italian repertories.
Jean Dun Jean Dun, also known as Jean Dun "père", was a French opera singer active at the Paris Opéra where he created many bass roles during the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
Jean Elleviou Jean Elleviou (14 June 1769, Rennes - 5 May 1842, Paris) was a French operatic tenor, one of the most celebrated French singers of his time.
Jean Giraudeau Jean Giraudeau, was a French tenor, and later theatre director, particularly associated with the Opéra-Comique in Paris, and described in Grove as having a “lyrical voice” as well as being “a su...
Jean Morère Jean Morère (6 October 1836February 1887) was a French operatic tenor, active from 1861 to 1871.
Jean Périer Jean (Alexis) Périer (2 February 1869, Paris – 3 November 1954) was a French operatic baritone and actor.
Jean Vieuille Jean Vieuille was a French Bass-Baritone, born Paris, 14 February 1902, died St Georges de Didonne, 6 April 1967.
Jean-Alexandre Talazac Jean-Alexandre Talazac (May 6, 1851 - December 26, 1896), was a French operatic tenor, particularly associated with the French repertory.
Jean-Baptiste Faure Jean-Baptiste Faure (15 January 18309 November 1914) was a celebrated French operatic baritone and an art collector of great significance.
Jean-Blaise Martin Jean-Blaise Martin, full name Nicolas Jean-Blaise Martin was a French opera singer whose tessitura lay between tenor and baritone, which became later known as "baryton-martin".
Jean-François Berthelier Jean-François-Philibert Berthelier (14 December 1830 – 29 September 1888) was a French actor and singer, who performed many light tenor roles in opéra-comique and opéra-bouffe.
Jean-François Delmas (bass-baritone) Jean-François Delmas (14 April 1861 – 29 September 1933) was a French bass-baritone who created roles in many French operas including Athanaël in Thaïs.
Jean-François Delmas (singer) Jean-François Delmas (14 April 1861 – 29 September 1933) was a French bass-baritone who created roles in many French operas including Athanaël in Thaïs.
Jean-Vital Jammes Jean-Vital Jammes (known by the stage name Ismaël) (28 April 1825 – 13 June 1893) was a French opera singer.
Jean-Étienne-Auguste Massol Jean-Étienne-Auguste Massol was a French operatic tenor and later baritone who sang in the world premieres of many French operas.
Jeanne Gerville-Réache Jeanne Gerville-Réache (March 26, 1882 – January 5, 1915) was a French operatic contralto from the Belle Époque.
Jeanne Granier Jeanne Granier (31 March 1852 – 18 or 19 December 1939) was a French soprano, born and died in Paris, whose career was centred on the French capital.
Jeanne-Marie Marsan Jeanne-Marie Marsan (née Chapiseau) (1746 – 25 February 1807) was a French dramatic actress and an opera singer, active in France and Germany in Europe, and in the French West Indies and L...
Jenny Dufau Jenny Dufau (1878–1924) was a French opera singer who found her success in Chicago.
Joseph Legros Joseph Legros was a French singer and composer of the 18th century.
José Luccioni José Luccioni (October 14, 1903 in Bastia – October 5, 1978 in Marseille) was a French operatic tenor of Corsican origin.
Julie d'Aubigny Julie d'Aubigny (1670–1707), better known as Mademoiselle Maupin or La Maupin, was a 17th-century swordswoman and opera singer.
Juliette Simon-Girard Juliette-Joséphine Simon-Girard (8 May 1859 – 1954) was a French soprano, principally in operetta.
Laure Cinti-Damoreau Laura Cinti-Damoreau (6 February 1801 - 25 February 1863) was a French soprano particularly associated with Rossini roles.
Laurence Grivot Laurence Grivot (born Marie Laurent, 1843, Versailles – died 5 June 1890, Thomery) was a French operetta singer and actress.
Laurent Naouri Laurent Naouri, Chevalier L.H. (born May 23, 1964) is a French bass-baritone.
Liliane Berton Liliane Berton (11 July 1924, Bully-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais - Paris, 22 April 2009) was a French soprano, known principally on the opera stage, but also active in radio recordings and as a teacher.
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.
Lise Tautin Lise Tautin (born Louise Vaissière, Paris in 1836, died Boulogne, May 1874), was a French soprano, associated with the opéra-bouffe in Paris in the middle of the 19th century, particularly the w...
Lola Artôt de Padilla Lola Artôt de Padilla (5 October 1876 or 1880 - 12 April 1933) was a French-Spanish soprano, renowned in Germany, where she mainly sang.
Lollie Alexi Devereaux Lollie Alexi Devereaux (born October 31, 1981) is a Vancouver, BC based French actress, opera singer, dancer and writer best known for her work with L’Opéra de la Bastille (Bastille Opera) (Pari...
Louis Baron Louis Baron,, stage name Baron, was a French actor and singer, born in September 1838 at Alençon, died in 1920.
Louis Delaquerrière Louis-Achille Delaquerrière, who was born in Les Loges, France 24 February 1856 and died in Paris 11 September 1937, was a French opera singer, and later a voice pedagogue, active in France.
Louis Guéymard Louis Guéymard (17 August 1822 - July 1880) was a French operatic tenor.
Louis Musy Louis Musy (born 22 October 1902, Algeria, died 19 October 1981) was a French operatic baritone and stage director principally active at the Paris Opéra-Comique.
Louise Dimanche Louise Dimanche (before 1715 - floruit 1739), was a French actress, opera singer, ballet dancer and theatre director.
Louise Grandjean Louise Grandjean (1870–1934) was a French operatic soprano who was particularly admired for her portrayals of Wagner and Verdi heroines.
Louise Théo Louise Théo (real name Cécile Piccolo; 1854 – 24 January 1922) was a French singer who gained popularity in operetta in France from the 1870s to the end of the 19th century.
Louise-Rosalie Lefebvre Louise-Rosalie Lefebvre (18 June 1755 – 22 September 1821), also known as Madame Dugazon, was a French operatic mezzo-soprano, actress and dancer.
Louison Moreau Louise 'Louison' Moreau (born before 1668 – died after 1692) was a French operatic soprano who belonged to the Académie Royale de Musique, also a popular celebrity commonly referred to as ...
Lucien Fugère Lucien Fugère was a French baritone, particularly associated with the French repertory and Mozart roles, he enjoyed an exceptionally long career, singing into his 80s.
Lucien Muratore Lucien Muratore was a French actor and operatic tenor, particularly associated with the French repertory.
Lucille Tostée Lucille Tostée (probably died 1874), was a French soprano, associated with opéra-bouffe in Paris and the USA in the mid-19th century, particularly in the works of Offenbach.
Lucy Arbell Lucy Arbell (born Georgette Wallace, Paris, September 1882, died Paris, 1947), was a French mezzo-soprano whose operatic career was mainly centred in Paris and who was particularly associated wi...
Léon Carvalho Léon Carvalho (January 18, 1825 – December 29, 1897) was a French impresario and stage director.
Léon Escalais Léon Escalaïs was a prominent Gallic tenor, particularly associated with French and Italian heroic roles.
Léon Melchissédec Léon Melchissédec (born Clermont Ferrand, 7 May 1843, died Paris 23 March 1925) was a French baritone who enjoyed a long career in the French capital across a broad range of operatic genres, and...
Léon Rothier Léon Rothier was a French musician, predominantly an opera singer in the bass range, who reached the peak of his powers in the early 20th century at New York's Metropolitan Opera.
Léonce Édouard-Théodore Nicole, known as Léonce, was a French actor and singer.
Léonce (actor) Édouard-Théodore Nicole (1823 – 19 February 1900), known as Léonce, was a French actor and singer.
Madeleine Sibille Madeleine Sibille (February 25, 1895 – July 19, 1984) was a French operatic soprano.
Mado Robin Madeleine Marie Robin, known as Mado Robin (29 December 191810 December 1960), was a French coloratura soprano.
Mady Mesplé Mady Mesplé (born 7 March 1931) is a French opera singer, the leading high coloratura soprano of her generation in France, sometimes heralded as the successor to Mado Robin.
Marc Bonnehée Marc Bonnehée (2 April 1828 – 28 February 1886) was a French opera singer who sang leading baritone roles at the Paris Opera (1853–1864) and at the Opéra de Toulouse.
Marcel Journet Marcel Journet (July 25, 1868 – September 7, 1933), was a French, bass, operatic singer.
Marguerite Bériza Marguerite Bériza (1880 – after 1930) was a French opera singer who had an active international career during the first half of the 20th century.
Marguerite Carré Marguerite Carré (née Giraud, also known as Marguerite Giraud-Carré) (16 August 1880 – 26 November 1947) was a French soprano who created numerous roles at the Opéra-Comique in t...
Marguerite Chapuy Marguérite Chapuy was a French operatic soprano, born 1850, the daughter of a former dancer at the Opéra, whose short professional career was concentrated on Paris but included appearances in Lo...
Marguerite Macé-Montrouge Marguerite Macé-Montrouge (born Victoire Macé on 24 March 1836, died 26 November 1898 in Paris), became a professional actress at the age of 14, and was an early member of Offenbach's troupe, be...
Marguerite Ugalde Marguerite Ugalde (née Marie Varcollier) (1862–1940) was a French mezzo-soprano.
Marguérite Chapuy Marguérite Chapuy was a French operatic soprano, born 1850, the daughter of a former dancer at the Opéra, whose short professional career was concentrated on Paris but included appearances in Lo...
Maria Duchêne Maria Duchêne-Billiard (1884 - ?) was a French contralto of the Metropolitan Opera from 1912 to 1916.
Maria Malibran Maria Malibran (24 March 180823 September 1836) was a mezzo-soprano who commonly sang both contralto and soprano parts, and was one of the most famous opera singers of the 19th century.
Marianne Dujardin Marianne Dujardin, (cirka 1680 - floruit 1746), was a French actress, opera singer and theatre director.
Marie Antier Marie Antier (1687, Lyon – 1747, Paris), was a French opera singer (soprano).
Marie Aubry Marie Aubry (1656 - 1704) was a French operatic soprano of the baroque period.
Marie Baptiste Marie Baptiste née Dumont, (born in Bordeaux, France), also known as Mademoiselle le Prévost (or Prevot), was a French actress and singer.
Marie Caroline Miolan-Carvalho Marie Caroline Miolan-Carvalho (December 31, 1827, Marseille - July 10, 1895, Château-Puys, near Dieppe) was a famed French operatic soprano, particularly associated with light lyric and colorat...
Marie Cico Marie Cico, born in Paris in 1843 and died Neuilly-sur-Seine on 11 September 1875, was a French singer of opéra-comique and operetta.
Marie Favart Marie-Justine-Benoîte Favart was an opera singer, actress, and dancer, the wife of the dramatist, Charles Simon Favart.
Marie Fel Marie Fel (October 24, 1713; February 2, 1794) was a French opera singer and a daughter of the organist Henri Fel.
Marie Ismaël-Garcin Marie Ismaël-Garcin (1858-1946), was a French opera singer who specialised in light soprano roles and sang leading roles in several French opera houses during the 1880s.
Marie Le Rochois Marie Le Rochois (c. 1658 – 8 October 1728) was a French operatic soprano who belonged to the Académie Royale de Musique.
Marie Roze Marie Rôze (born Maria Hippolyte Ponsin), (2 March 1846, Paris – 2 June 1926, Paris), was a French operatic soprano.
Marie-Julie Halligner Marie-Julie Boulanger, née Marie-Julie Halligner (29 January 1786 – 23 July 1850), was a French mezzo-soprano.
Mario Altéry Mario Altéry (12 September 1892 – 13 March 1974) was a French operatic tenor who performed with the Opéra de Paris and Opéra-Comique as well as singing in numerous operettas.
Martha Angelici Martha Angelici (May 22, 1907 – September 11, 1973), was a French operatic soprano of Corsican origin, particularly associated with the French lyric repertoire.
Marthe Chenal Marthe Chenal (1881 – 28 January 1947) was a French operatic soprano who had an active singing career between 1905 and 1923.
Martial Singher Martial Singher was a French baritone opera singer born in Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
Matteo Manuguerra Matteo Manuguerra was a Tunisian-born French baritone, one of the leading Verdi baritones of the 1970s.
Maurice Renaud Maurice Renaud (circa 24 July 1861 – 16 October 1933), was a cultured French operatic baritone.
Max Bouvet Maximilien-Nicolas Bouvet was a French operatic baritone.
Michel Dens Michel Dens (22 June 1911, Roubaix - 19 December 2000, Paris) was a French baritone, particularly associated with the French repertory, both opera and operetta.
Michel Roux (baritone) Michel Roux was a French baritone, an established principal at the Paris Opéra who also enjoyed an international career.
Michel Roux (opera singer) Michel Roux was a French baritone, an established principal at the Paris Opéra who also enjoyed an international career.
Michel Sénéchal Michel Sénéchal (born 11 February 1927) is a French tenor, particularly associated with French and Italian character roles in a repertory ranging from Baroque to contemporary works.
Michel Trempont Michel Trempont (born 28 July 1928 in Boussu-les-Mons, Belgium) is a Belgian operatic baritone whose repertoire extends from the 18th century to the creation of contemporary works.
Mily-Meyer Émilie Mily Meyer, stage name 'Mily-Meyer' was a French soprano, born 1852 in Paris, died there in 1927, who for a quarter of a century became a major star of the Parisian operetta stage, and is...
Molinier (baritone) Molinier was the stage name of François Gély (1807–1859), a French operatic baritone who mostly performed minor roles at the Paris Opera.
Montrouge (actor) Montrouge (1825–1903), born Louis (Émile) Hesnard, was a comic actor in French musical theatre in the second half of the nineteenth century, as well as a theatre manager in Paris.
Mécène Marié de l'Isle Claude-Marie-Mécène Marié de l'Isle (born Château-Chinon, 1811, died Compiègne, 1879) was a French musician and opera singer.
Natalie Dessay Natalie Dessay (born Nathalie Dessaix, 19 April 1965, in Lyon) had a highly acclaimed career as a coloratura soprano before leaving the opera stage on 15 October 2013 to pursue a career in...
Nathalie Stutzmann Nathalie Stutzmann is a contemporary opera singer, renowned for her contralto voice.
Nicolas Levasseur Nicolas Levasseur (9 March 1791 - 7 December 1871) was a French bass, particularly associated with Rossini roles.
Ninon Vallin Ninon Vallin was a French soprano who achieved considerable popularity in opera, operetta and classical song recitals during an international career which lasted for more than four decades.
Nora Gubisch Nora Gubisch (born Paris, 1971) is a French operatic mezzosoprano.
Pierre Gaveaux Pierre Gaveaux (9 October 1761 – 5 February 1825) was a French operatic tenor and composer, notable for creating the role of Jason in Cherubini's Médée and for composing the first operatic v...
Pierre Grivot Pierre-Antonin-François Grivot, born Paris in 1834, died 1912, was a French singer and actor who enjoyed a long career in Paris, in both operetta and opéra comique.
Pierre Jélyotte Pierre Jélyotte (13 April 1713 – 11 September 1797) was a French operatic tenor, particularly associated with works by Rameau, Lully, Campra, Mondonville and Destouches.
Pierre-Émile Engel Pierre-Émile Engel (February 15, 1847 – 1927) was a French operatic tenor active on the stages of Brussels, Paris, Monte-Carlo and other European cities where he sang leading roles in several wo...
Pol Plançon Pol Henri Plançon (12 June 185111 August 1914) was a distinguished French operatic bass (basse chantante).
Prosper Dérivis Nicolas-Prosper Dérivis (28 October 1808 - 11 February 1880) was a French operatic bass.
Qiulin Zhang Qiulin Zhang is an opera contralto of Chinese descent.
Rachel Yakar Rachel Yakar (born March 3, 1938) is a French soprano.
René Hérent René Hérent was a French tenor whose career was centred on the Opéra-Comique in Paris, where he played supporting roles for many years, and left several recordings.
Renée Doria Renée Doria (born February 13, 1921) is a French opera singer, one of the leading lyric coloratura sopranos of her era in France.
Robert Massard Robert Massard (born August 15, 1925) is a French baritone, primarily associated with the French repertory.
Roberto Alagna Roberto Alagna (born 7 June 1963) is a French-Italian tenor.
Roger Bourdin Roger Bourdin (14 June 1900, Levallois-Perret - 14 September 1973, Paris) was a French baritone, particularly associated with the French repertory.
Roger Soyer Roger Soyer (born 1 September 1939) is a French operatic bass-baritone, particularly associated with the French repertory and with Mozart.
Romain Bussine Romain Bussine (1830–1899) was a French poet, baritone, and voice teacher who lived during the 19th century.
Rosalie Levasseur Rosalie Levasseur or Le Vasseur (8 October 1749 – 6 May 1826) was a French soprano.
Rose Caron Rose Caron (17 November 1857 – 9 April 1930) was a French operatic soprano.
Rosine Bloch Rosine Bloch was a French operatic mezzo-soprano of Jewish descent who had a successful stage career in Europe between 1865 and 1891.
Rosine Stoltz Rosine Stoltz (born Victoire or Victorine Noël) (13 January 1815 – 30 July 1903) was a French mezzo-soprano.
Régine Crespin Régine Crespin (23 February 19275 July 2007) was a French singer who had a major international career in opera and on the concert stage between 1950 and 1989.
Sandrine Piau Sandrine Piau (born 5 June 1965) is a French opera soprano.
Sharon Coste Sharon Coste (born in Montreal, 13 June 1963) is a French soprano of Canadian origin.
Simon-Max Nicolas-Marie Simon Simon-Max, born Reims in 1852, died 1923, was a French tenor, mainly active in Paris in the field of opera-bouffe.
Solange Michel Solange Michel (November 27, 1912 – December 15, 2010) was a French classical mezzo-soprano who sang in concerts, recitals, and operas from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Sophie Arnould Sophie Arnould (13 February 1740, Paris – 18 October 1802, Paris) was a French operatic soprano.
Suzanne Juyol Suzanne Juyol (January 1, 1920, Paris – July 20, 1994, Paris) was a French opera singer, the leading dramatic soprano of her era in France.
Suzanne Lagier Suzanne Lagier (30 November 1833 — 1893) was a French theatre actress and opera singer.
Sylvie Valayre Sylvie Valayre (born 1964, Paris) is a French operatic soprano known for her versatile interpretations of lyric, spinto and dramatic coloratura soprano parts.
Thierry Gregoire Thierry Gregoire (born in Charleville-Mézières, (France) is a French countertenor.
Thierry Mutin Thierry Mutin is a French singer of classical music and songwriter, famous for his 1988 hit single "Sketch of Love".
Tony Poncet Tony Poncet (December 23, 1918 - November 13, 1979) was a Spanish-born, French-raised opera tenor.
Vanni Marcoux Jean-Émile Diogène Marcoux (June 12, 1877, Turin, Italy – October 22, 1962, Paris, France) was a French operatic bass-baritone, known professionally as Vanni Marcoux (sometimes hyphe...
Victor Capoul Joseph Victor Amédée Capoul, born in Toulouse on 27 February 1839 and died in Pujaudran on 18 February 1924, was a French operatic tenor with a lyric voice and a graceful singing style.
Victor Maurel Victor Maurel was a French operatic baritone who enjoyed an international reputation as a great singing-actor.
Victor Warot Victor Alexandre Warot (18 September 1834, Verviers – April 1906) was a Belgian opera singer.
Véronique Gens Véronique Gens (born 19 April 1966) is a French operatic soprano.
Willy Clément Willy Clément was a French baritone, who was noted in light baritone roles and operetta.
Yvonne Brothier Yvonne Brothier (born on 6 June 1889 in Saint-Julien-l'Ars, Vienne, died Paris, 22 January 1967) was a soprano operatic singer who worked principally at the Opéra-Comique, Paris.
Yvonne Gall Yvonne Gall (6 March 1885 – 21 August 1972) was a famous French operatic soprano.
Yvonne Printemps Yvonne Printemps (25 July 1894 – 19 January 1977) was a French singer and actress who achieved stardom on stage and screen in France and internationally.
Zelia Trebelli-Bettini Zelia Trebelli-Bettini (1838–1892), also known as Zelia Gilbert or by her stage name Trebelli, was a French opera singer.
Zulma Bouffar Zulma Madeleine Boufflar, known as Zulma Bouffar, born Nérac 24 May 1841, died Couilly-Pont-aux-Dames 20 January 1909, was a French actress and soprano singer, associated with the opéra-bouffe o...
Élisabeth Duparc Élisabeth Duparc or Du Parc, nicknamed "La Francesina", (died 1778) was a French soprano notable for appearing in several premieres and performances of the oratorios and operas of Handel -...
Élisabeth Thible Élisabeth Thible, or Tible, born in Lyon was an otherwise unknown French opera singer who was the first woman on record to ride in a hot air balloon.
Émile Wartel Louis Émile Wartel (born Paris, 31 March 1834, died after 1868) was an opera singer and teacher active in Paris.
Émile-Alexandre Taskin Émile-Alexandre Taskin, born in Paris on 18 March 1853, and died there on 5 October 1897, was a French operatic baritone mainly active at the Paris Opéra-Comique.
Étienne Lainez Étienne Lainez (or Lainé) (23 May 1753 – 15 September 1822) was a French operatic tenor, and leading figure at the Paris Opera for over thirty years.