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Top 10 Male Opera Singers

Opera is a powerful performance that typically combines incredible singing and drama. Here are the greatest living male opera singers from around the world.

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Plácido Domingo

Plácido Domingo

José Plácido Domingo Embil, KBE, known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.

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José Carreras

José Carreras

Josep Maria Carreras i Coll, better known as José Carreras, is a Spanish tenor who is particularly known for his performances in the operas of Verdi and Puccini.

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Jonas Kaufmann

Jonas Kaufmann

Jonas Kaufmann is a German operatic tenor. He is best known for his performances in spinto roles such as Don José in Carmen, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Maurizio in Adriana Lecouvreur, and the title role in Don Carlos.

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Bryn Terfel

Bryn Terfel

Sir Bryn Terfel Jones, CBE is a Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer. Terfel was initially associated with the roles of Mozart, particularly Figaro and Don Giovanni, but has subsequently shifted his attention to heavier roles, especially those by Wagner.

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Juan Diego Florez

Juan Diego Florez

Juan Diego Flórez is a Peruvian operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in bel canto operas. On June 4, 2007, he received his country's highest decoration, the Knight Grand Cross in the Order of the Sun of Peru.

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Lawrence Brownlee

Lawrence Brownlee

Lawrence Brownlee is an American operatic tenor particularly associated with the bel canto repertoire.

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Rolando Villazón

Rolando Villazón

Rolando Villazón Mauleón is a French/Mexican tenor. He now lives in France, and in 2007 he became a French citizen.

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Samuel Ramey

Samuel Ramey

Samuel Edward Ramey (born March 28, 1942, Colby, Kansas) is an American operatic bass-baritone and bass . At the height of his career, he was greatly admired for his range and versatility, having possessed a sufficiently accomplished bel canto technique to enable him to sing the music of Handel, Mozart, Rossini.

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Piotr Beczała

Piotr Beczała

Piotr Beczała is a Polish operatic tenor. Life[edit]. Beczała was born in Czechowice-Dziedzice in southern Poland and initially trained in Katowice. He studied under Sena Jurinac in Switzerland.

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Vittorio Grigolo

Vittorio Grigolo

Vittorio Grigolo is an Italian operatic tenor.