Who is considered the best female opera singer?

Who is considered the greatest soprano of all time?

  • Maria Callas. ‘The Queen of La Scala’, ‘La Divina’, ‘The Bible of Opera’ – who else but Maria Callas?
  • Joan Sutherland.
  • Montserrat Caballé
  • Kiri Te Kanawa.
  • Lucia Popp.
  • Renée Fleming.
  • Victoria De Los Ángeles.
  • Jessye Norman.

Who has the most beautiful soprano voice?

  • Cecilia Bartoli. Cecilia Bartoli is the great adventurer of modern sopranos: a voice to die for, but coupled with absurd creative ambition and tremendous humour.
  • Monsterrat Caballé
  • Maria Callas.
  • Diana Damrau.
  • Joyce DiDonato.
  • Renée Fleming.
  • Mirella Freni.
  • Anna Netrebko.

Who is the most famous black opera singer?

Lawrence Brownlee – He has been called “one of the world’s leading bel canto stars” (The Guardian), and the sparkling clarity of his higher register is renowned in opera houses worldwide.

Who is the best opera tenors today?

  • Plácido Domingo. ”He remains an authoritative interpreter of this uniquely demanding assignment” – The Guardian.
  • Andrea Bocelli.
  • José Cura.
  • Marcelo Álvarez.
  • Roberto Alagna.
  • Jonas Kaufmann.
  • Lawrence Brownlee.
  • Juan Diego Flórez.

Who is the most famous mezzo-soprano?

NameLifespanNationality
Whitney Houston1963–2012American
Jennifer Hudson1981–American
Geraldine Hunt1945–American
Janet Jackson1966–American

Who is the greatest living opera singer?

Top 5 greatest living opera singers still performing to this day. Our Top five choices include; Roberto Alagna, Plácido Domingo, Cecilia Bartoli, Angela Gheorghiu and Kathleen Battle.

Who are the three well known as operatic divas?

  • Jenny Lind (1820 – 1887)
  • Adelina Patti (1843 – 1919)
  • Janet Baker.
  • Maria Callas (1923 – 1977)
  • Joan Sutherland (1926 – 2010)

Who is known as an operatic diva and a National Artist?

Affectionately known in operatic circles as “La Divina” (“the divine one”), Greek soprano Maria Callas was perhaps the most famous diva of the 20th century.

What is a diva in opera?

A diva is a goddess, or, at minimum, a woman infused with divinity. She is a medium—a kind of intermediary between us and the eternal. The character of Tosca in Puccini’s searing, controversial, and marvelously unsettling opera is a true diva.

What famous singer is a Alto?

NameLifespanNationality
Neko Case1970–American
Rosanne Cash1955–American
Tracy Chapman1964–American
Cher1946–American

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