Opera Singers

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1. Maria Callas

Soundtrack | Ghost in the Shell

This volatile opera diva was born in New York City to Greek émigrés in 1923. Her father set up a pharmacy and changed the family name from Kalogeropoulos to Callas. As a child Maria studied the piano. When her parents separated (she was 14 at the time), her mother returned to Athens with Maria and ...

2. Enrico Caruso

Soundtrack | Match Point

Enrico Caruso (b. Errico Caruso) was born on February 25, 1873, in Naples, Italy. He was the third of seven children to a poor alcoholic father. He received little primary education and briefly studied music with conductor Vicenzo Lombardini. His early income was from singing serenades.

Caruso made ...

3. Birgit Nilsson

Actress | Tristan und Isolde

Birgit Nilsson was born on May 17, 1918 in Västra Karup, Skåne län, Sweden as Martha Birgit Nilsson. She was an actress, known for Tristan und Isolde (1974), The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977) and Tristan und Isolde (1967). She was married to Bertil Niklasson. She died on December 25, 2005 in ...

4. Jussi Björling

Soundtrack | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Jussi Björling was born on February 2, 1911 in Stora Tuna, Dalarnas län, Sweden as Johan Jonathan Björling. He was married to Anna-Lisa Berg. He died on September 9, 1960 in Siarö, Stockholms län, Sweden.

5. Mario Del Monaco

Soundtrack | The Untouchables

Mario Del Monaco was born on July 27, 1915 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was an actor, known for The Untouchables (1987), Wall Street (1987) and Action Jackson (1988). He was married to Rina Filippini. He died on October 16, 1982 in Mestre, Venice, Veneto, Italy.

6. John Tomlinson

Actor | Das Rheingold

John Tomlinson was born on September 22, 1946 in Accrington, Lancashire, England as John Rowland Tomlinson. He is an actor, known for Das Rheingold (1992), Parsifal (1992) and Rigoletto (1982).

7. Robert Lloyd

Actor | Parsifal

Robert Lloyd was born on March 2, 1940 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England as Robert Andrew Lloyd. He is an actor, known for Parsifal (1982), The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006) and Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) (1981).

8. Olga Borodina

Actress | Samson and Delilah

Olga Borodina was born on July 29, 1963 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR. She is an actress, known for Samson and Delilah (2008), Samson et Dalila (2002) and Adriana Lecouvreur (2011).

9. Plácido Domingo

Actor | The Book of Life

Although born in Madrid, Spain, Placido Domingo spent a major portion of his life living in Mexico City where he graduated from the Mexico City Conservatory. His first operatic performance was in a staging of La Traviata in Monterrey playing Alfredo. He was then a Tenor for the Israel National ...

10. Luciano Pavarotti

Soundtrack | Yes, Giorgio

Luciano Pavarotti was a best-selling classical singer and humanitarian known for his most original and popular performances with the 'Three Tenors' and 'Pavarotti & Friends'.

He was born on October 12, 1935, in Modena, Emilia-Romagna, in Northern Italy. He was the first child and only son of two ...

11. José Carreras

Soundtrack | Bats

Josep Maria Carreras i Coll was born on December 5, 1946, in Barcelona, Spain. His father was the owner of a small chemical plant. Young Carreras showed early interest in music after seeing Mario Lanza in the film The Great Caruso (1951) at the age of 6. He gave his first public performance on the ...

12. Anna Netrebko

Actress | The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

Anna Netrebko was born on September 19, 1971 in Krasnodar, Krasnodarskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR as Anna Yurevna Netrebko. She is an actress, known for The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004), La Bohème (2008) and La traviata (2005). She has been married to Yusif Eyvazov since December 29,...

13. Jessye Norman

Soundtrack | Wild at Heart

Jessye Norman was born on September 15, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Wild at Heart (1990), The Hours (2002) and Choke (2008).

14. José van Dam

Actor | Babel opéra, ou la répétition de Don Juan de Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

José van Dam was born on August 25, 1940 in Brussels, Belgium as Joseph van Damme. He is an actor, known for Babel opéra, ou la répétition de Don Juan de Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1985), Don Giovanni (1979) and Otello (1974).

15. Kurt Moll

Actor | Live from the Metropolitan Opera

Kurt Moll was born on April 11, 1938 in Buir, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977), Die Zauberflöte (1983) and Die Zauberflöte (1991). He was married to Ursula. He died on March 5, 2017 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia.

16. Montserrat Caballé

Soundtrack | La vita è bella

Montserrat Caballé was born on April 12, 1933 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Maria de Montserrat Viviana Concepción Caballé i Folch. She was married to Bernabé Martí. She died on October 6, 2018 in Barcelona.

17. Siegfried Jerusalem

Actor | Der Ring des Nibelungen

Siegfried Jerusalem was born on April 17, 1940 in Oberhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Siegfried Salem. He is an actor, known for Der Ring des Nibelungen (1980), Tristan und Isolde (1995) and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1984).

18. Kiri Te Kanawa

Soundtrack | A Room with a View

Kiri Te Kanawa studied voice in New Zealand, where she was a popular singer as a teenager. She enrolled in the London Opera Center in 1966, and had her Covent Garden debut 1 December 1971. Although her acting ability is highly regarded on the operatic stage, she has made few theatrical films.

19. René Kollo

Actor | Meeting Venus

René Kollo was born on November 20, 1937 in Berlin, Germany as René Kollodziezski. He is an actor, known for Meeting Venus (1991), Tristan und Isolde (1983) and Aria (1987). He was previously married to Béatrice Bouquet and Dorthe Kollo.

20. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was born on May 28, 1925 in Berlin, Germany as Albert Dietrich Fischer. He was an actor, known for Children of Men (2006), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and Le nozze di Figaro (1976). He was married to Julia Varady, Christina Pugel-Schule, Ruth Leuwerik and Irmgard Poppen....

21. Samuel Ramey

Actor | Over the Garden Wall

Samuel Ramey was born on March 28, 1942 in Colby, Kansas, USA. He is an actor, known for Over the Garden Wall (2014), Manchester by the Sea (2016) and Boris Godunov (2013).

22. Éva Marton

Soundtrack | Weekend at Bernie's

She is one of the most famous dramatic sopranos in the world, and has performed at many of the world's great opera houses. She is renowned for her starring performances in the operas Turandot, Tosca, and Elektra. She has also performed the lead roles in many Wagner operas, including Tannhauser, ...

23. Joan Sutherland

Soundtrack | Spectre

Joan Sutherland was born on November 7, 1926 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Joan Alston Sutherland. She was an actress, known for Spectre (2015), Carlito's Way (1993) and The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977). She was married to Richard Bonynge. She died on October 10, 2010 in Montreux, ...

24. Christa Ludwig

Soundtrack | Fatal Attraction

Christa Ludwig was born on March 16, 1928 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Fatal Attraction (1987), La Haine (1995) and Alle meine Söhne (1955). She was previously married to Paul-Emile Deiber and Walter Berry.

25. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Soundtrack | Closer

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf was born on December 9, 1915 in Jarotschin, Prussia, Germany as Olga Maria Elisabeth Frederike Schwarzkopf. She was married to Walter Legge. She died on August 3, 2006 in Schruns, Vorarlberg, Austria.

26. Janet Baker

Soundtrack | Morgan

Janet Baker was born on August 21, 1933 in York, England. She is an actress, known for Morgan (2016), Happiness (1998) and Coffee and Cigarettes (2003).

27. Nicolai Ghiaurov

Soundtrack | You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Nicolai Ghiaurov was born on September 13, 1929 in Velingrad, Bulgaria. He was an actor, known for You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Great Performances (1971) and Eugene Onegin (1988). He was married to Mirella Freni and Zlatina Ghiaurov. He died on June 2, 2004 in Modena, Emilia-Romagna, ...

28. Boris Christoff

Actor | Producers' Showcase

Boris Christoff was born on May 18, 1914 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He was an actor, known for Producers' Showcase (1954), La forza del destino (1958) and Music for You (1951). He was married to Franca de Rensis. He died on June 23, 1993 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

29. Beverly Sills

Actress | Live From Lincoln Center

This vibrant, fine-humored coloratura was able to accomplish what most others of her ilk could or would not do -- she humanized opera and made it approachable to the masses. There were no diva-like traits in this star and the public absolutely adored her for it. Dubbed "America's Queen of Opera" in...

30. Régine Crespin

Actress | Live from the Metropolitan Opera

Régine Crespin was born on February 23, 1927 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. She was an actress, known for The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977), La grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein (1980) and The Bell Telephone Hour (1959). She was married to Lou Bruder. She died on July 4, 2007 in ...

31. Tatiana Troyanos

Actress | Live from the Metropolitan Opera

Tatiana Troyanos was born on September 12, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977), Great Performances (1971) and The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard (1976). She died on August 21, 1993 in New York City.

32. Victoria de los Ángeles

Soundtrack | Atonement

Victoria de los Ángeles was born on November 1, 1923 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Victòria López García. She was married to Enrique Magriñá Mir. She died on January 15, 2005 in Barcelona, Barcelona.

33. Francisco Araiza

Actor | L'Orfeo

Francisco Araiza was born on October 4, 1950 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as José Francisco Araiza Andrade. He is an actor, known for L'Orfeo (1978), Too Beautiful for You (1989) and Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (1980).

34. Wolfgang Windgassen

Actor | Die Fledermaus

Wolfgang Windgassen was born on June 26, 1914 in Annemasse, Haute Savoie, Switzerland as Wolfgang Fritz Hermann Windgassen. He was an actor, known for Die Fledermaus (1972), Otello (1965) and Tristan und Isolde (1967). He was married to Lore Wissmann. He died on September 8, 1974 in Stuttgart, ...

35. Jon Vickers

Soundtrack | Captain America: The First Avenger

Outspoken and somewhat controversial, but highly acclaimed, Canadian tenor with a huge voice and a repertoire ranging from German, to English, to Italian and to French opera and song. He is the most highly acclaimed "Peter Grimes" of the last forty years. He is known not only for his beautiful and ...

36. Georges Thill

Music_department | La victoire en chantant

Georges Thill was born on December 14, 1897 in Paris, France. He is known for his work on Black and White in Color (1976), Chansons de Paris (1934) and Aux portes de Paris (1935). He died on October 17, 1984 in Draguignan, Var, France.

37. Lauritz Melchior

Soundtrack | The Lost City of Z

Lauritz Melchior was born on March 20, 1890 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior. He was an actor, known for The Lost City of Z (2016), Two Sisters from Boston (1946) and Thrill of a Romance (1945). He was married to Mary Markham, Maria Hacker and Inger Nathanson. He died on ...

38. George London

Soundtrack | Lust och fägring stor

George London was born on May 5, 1919 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as George Burnstein. He was an actor, known for All Things Fair (1995), Tosca (1961) and Des Broadways liebstes Kind (1969). He died on March 23, 1985 in Armonk, New York, USA.

39. Mirella Freni

Soundtrack | Copycat

Mirella Freni was born on February 27, 1935 in Modena, Italy as Mirella Fregni. She is an actress, known for Copycat (1995), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Awakenings (1990). She was previously married to Nicolai Ghiaurov.

40. Ruggero Raimondi

Actor | Carmen

Ruggero Raimondi was born on October 3, 1941 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an actor, known for Carmen (1984), Boris Godounov (1989) and Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983).

41. Frederica von Stade

Actress | Les noces de Figaro

Frederica von Stade was born on June 1, 1945 in Somerville, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for Les noces de Figaro (1980), The Marriage of Figaro (1974) and Cinderella (1981).

42. Renée Fleming

Soundtrack | The Shape of Water

Renée Fleming was born on February 14, 1959 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for The Shape of Water (2017), Now You See Me 2 (2016) and Closer (2004). She has been married to Tim Jessell since September 3, 2011. She was previously married to Richard Lee Ross.

43. Ileana Cotrubas

Actress | La Bohème

Ileana Cotrubas was born on June 9, 1939 in Galati, Romania. She is an actress, known for La Bohème (1982), Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) (1981) and The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977).

44. Katia Ricciarelli

Actress | La seconda notte di nozze

Katia Ricciarelli was born on January 18, 1946 in Rovigo, Veneto, Italy as Catiuscia Mariastella Ricciarelli. She is an actress, known for La seconda notte di nozze (2005), Otello (1986) and Carmen (1980). She was previously married to Pippo Baudo.

45. Carlo Bergonzi

Soundtrack | Moonstruck

Carlo Bergonzi was born on July 13, 1924 in Vidalenzo, Polesine Parmense, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was married to Adele Aimi. He died on July 25, 2014 in Milan, Italy.

46. Alfredo Kraus

Actor | Gayarre

Alfredo Kraus was born on November 24, 1927 in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain as Alfredo Kraus Trujillo. He was an actor, known for Gayarre (1959), The Family Man (2000) and Rigoletto (1989). He died on September 10, 1999 in Madrid, Spain.

47. Gundula Janowitz

Soundtrack | The Shawshank Redemption

The esteemed German soprano, Gundula Janowitz, studied with Herbert Thoumlney at the Graz Conservatory.

In 1959 Gundula Janowitz made her formal operatic debut as Barbarina at the Vienna State Opera, and later became one of its leading members. She later sang at the Bayreuth Festivals between 1960-...

48. Cesare Siepi

Actor | Mozart's Don Giovanni

Cesare Siepi was born on February 14, 1923 in Milan, Italy. He was an actor, known for Mozart's Don Giovanni (1955), NBC Television Opera Theatre (1949) and Civilisation (1969). He was married to Louellen Sibley. He died on July 5, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

49. Renata Tebaldi

Soundtrack | Moonstruck

Renata Tebaldi was and is surely one of the best Spinto soprano voices that any century has ever heard. She made her operatic debut, through bombed streets in 1944 in Mefistofele, as Elena. Then was hand picked for the reopening of La Scala, 46 by Toscanini. It was there that the legendary "Voice ...

50. Beniamino Gigli

Soundtrack | Funny Games

Beniamino Gigli was born in Recanati, Italy, on March 20, 1890, into a poor family. He possessed a fine singing voice and, after struggling to make a living for many years, he eventually made his operatic debut as a tenor on October 15, 1914, appearing in "La Giaconda" in Rovigo, Italy. Over the ...

51. Fritz Wunderlich

Soundtrack | Marathon Man

Fritz Wunderlich was born on September 26, 1930 in Kusel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Friedrich Karl Otto Wunderlich. He was an actor, known for Marathon Man (1976), Der Barbier von Sevilla (1959) and Eugen Onegin (1963). He was married to Eva Jungnitsch. He died on September 11, 1966 in ...

52. Sena Jurinac

Actress | On Such a Night

Sena Jurinac was born on October 24, 1921 in Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia as Srebenka Sena Jurinac. She was an actress, known for On Such a Night (1956), Hänsel und Gretel (1981) and Der Rosenkavalier (1961). She was married to Josef Lederle and Sesto Bruscantini. She died on ...

53. Elisabeth Grümmer

Actress | Mozart's Don Giovanni

Elisabeth Grümmer was born on March 31, 1911 in Niederjeutz, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany as Elisabeth Schilz. She was an actress, known for Mozart's Don Giovanni (1955), Don Giovanni (1961) and Civilisation (1969). She was married to Detlef Grümmer. She died on November 6, 1986 in Warendorf, North ...

54. Marilyn Horne

Soundtrack | Strange Days

Marilyn Horne was born on January 16, 1934 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Strange Days (1995), Carmen Jones (1954) and Orlando furioso (1990). She was previously married to Nicola Zaccaria and Henry Lewis.

55. Martha Mödl

Actress | Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

Martha Mödl was born on March 22, 1912 in Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany. She was an actress, known for The Merry Wives of Windsor (1950), Omnibus (1952) and Arabella (1977). She died on December 17, 2001 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

56. Piero Cappuccilli

Soundtrack | Combien tu m'aimes?

Piero Cappuccilli was born on November 9, 1926 in Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. He was an actor, known for How Much Do You Love Me? (2005), Macbeth (1976) and Ginger and Cinnamon (2003). He was married to Graziella Capuccilli. He died on July 12, 2005 in Trieste.

57. Nicolai Gedda

Soundtrack | Deep Impact

Nicolai Harry Gustav Gedda (Nikolaj Ustinov) was born on July 11, 1925, in Stockholm, Sweden. He was adopted by his Russian-Swedish aunt, named Olga Gedda, and her Russian husband, named Mikhail Ustinov; who came to Sweden after the Russian Civil War and sang with an émigré Don Cossac choir and ...

58. Kirsten Flagstad

Soundtrack | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Born in Stranstuen, Hamar, Norway, Norwegian soprano Kisten Flagstad's father was a conductor, and her mother was a singing coach and pianist as well as her first teacher. Flagstad continued her studies in Oslo with Ellen Schyte-Jacobsen and in Stockholm with Dr. Gillis Bratt. While still a student...

59. Lotte Lehmann

Soundtrack | The Day of the Locust

Lotte Lehmann was born on February 27, 1888 in Perleberg, Germany. She was an actress, known for The Day of the Locust (1975), Big City (1948) and Wäsche - Waschen - Wohlergehen (1932). She was married to Otto Krause-Jakobowitz. She died on August 26, 1976 in Santa Barbara, California, USA.

60. Leontyne Price

Soundtrack | Romeo + Juliet

Leontyne Price was born on February 10, 1927 in Laurel, Mississippi, USA as Mary Leontyne Price. She is an actress, known for Romeo + Juliet (1996), The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977) and NBC Television Opera Theatre (1949). She was previously married to William Warfield.

61. Walter Berry

Soundtrack | Natural Born Killers

Walter Berry was born on April 8, 1929 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor, known for Natural Born Killers (1994), Mozart's Don Giovanni (1955) and Don Juan (1955). He was married to Elisabeth Flechl and Christa Ludwig. He died on October 27, 2000 in Vienna.

62. Angela Gheorghiu

Actress | Adriana Lecouvreur

Angela Gheorghiu was born on September 7, 1965 in Adjud, Romania. She is an actress, known for Adriana Lecouvreur (2011), 2046 (2004) and Tosca (2001). She has been married to Roberto Alagna since May 1996. She was previously married to Andrei Gheorghiu.

63. Cecilia Bartoli

Soundtrack | Mr. Nobody

Cecilia Bartoli was born on June 4, 1966 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for Mr. Nobody (2009), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) and Così fan tutte (2000). She has been married to Oliver Widmer since February 7, 2011.

64. Leonie Rysanek

Soundtrack | La fille coupée en deux

Leonie Rysanek was born on November 14, 1926 in Vienna, Austria. She was an actress, known for A Girl Cut in Two (2007), Salome (1990) and Elektra (1981). She was married to Ernst-Ludwig Gausmann and Rudolf Grossmann. She died on March 7, 1998 in Vienna.

65. Astrid Varnay

Actress | Elektra

Astrid Varnay was born on April 25, 1918 in Stockholm, Sweden as Astrid Ibolyka Marie Varnay. She was an actress, known for Elektra (1981), Salome (1975) and The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977). She was married to Hermann Weigert. She died on September 4, 2006 in Munich, Germany.

66. Anne Sofie von Otter

Soundtrack | Closer

Anne Sofie von Otter was born on May 9, 1955 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Closer (2004), Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) and Carmen (2002). She was previously married to Benny Fredriksson.

67. Anna Moffo

Actress | Lucia di Lammermoor

The dark and smoldering American soprano Anna Moffo was born in Wayne Pennsylvania, on June 27, 1932, and, following graduation at Radnor High School, studied at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music and in Rome, Italy on a Fulbright scholarship at the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia. At one time...

68. Martti Talvela

Soundtrack | Quartet

Martti Talvela was born on February 4, 1935 in Hiitola, Finland. He was an actor, known for Quartet (2012), Boris Godunov (1975) and Die Entführung aus dem Serail (1980). He was married to Anna Kaariainen. He died on July 22, 1989 in Juva, Finland.

69. Natalie Dessay

Actress | Joyeux Noël

Natalie Dessay was born on April 19, 1965 in Lyon, Rhône, France as Nathalie Dessaix. She is an actress, known for Joyeux Noel (2005), Orphée aux enfers (1997) and Die Entführung aus dem Serail (2000). She has been married to Laurent Naouri since 1994.

70. Jess Thomas

Actor | Ariadne auf Naxos

Jess Thomas was born on August 4, 1927 in Hot Springs, South Dakota, USA. He was an actor, known for Ariadne auf Naxos (1965), Music on 2 (1965) and Wagner (1981). He died on October 11, 1993 in San Francisco, California, USA.

71. Thomas Hampson

Actor | Mozart 22

Thomas Hampson was born on June 28, 1955 in Elkhart, Indiana, USA as Walter Thomas Hampson. He is an actor, known for Mozart 22 (2006), La traviata (2005) and What Other Couples Do (2013).

72. Rolando Villazón

Actor | Joyeux Noël

Rolando Villazón was born on February 22, 1972 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is an actor, known for Joyeux Noel (2005), La Bohème (2008) and Live From Lincoln Center (1976).

73. Anna Tomowa-Sintow

Actress | Der Rosenkavalier

Anna Tomowa-Sintow was born in 1941. She is an actress, known for Der Rosenkavalier (1984), The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977) and Don Giovanni (1987).

74. Marjana Lipovsek

Actress | Elektra

Marjana Lipovsek was born on December 3, 1946 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. She is an actress, known for Elektra (2005), Tristan und Isolde (1998) and Jakob the Liar (1999). She is married to Alfred Burgstaller.

75. Magdalena Kozená

Actress | Orphée et Eurydice

Magdalena Kozená was born on May 26, 1973 in Brno, Czechoslovakia. She is an actress, known for Orphée et Eurydice (2000), Mozart 22 (2006) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Flûte enchantée/The Magic Flute (2013).

76. Beno Blachut

Actor | Krakatit

Beno Blachut was born on June 14, 1913 in Ostrava-Vítkovice, Cechy Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Krakatit (1961), Dalibor (1956) and Z mého zivota (1955). He died on January 10, 1985 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

77. Dagmar Pecková

Actress | NPS Klassiek: Sentimenti

Dagmar Pecková was born on April 4, 1961 in Medlesice u Chrudimi, Czechoslovakia. She is an actress, known for NPS Klassiek: Sentimenti (2004), The Rake's Progress (2008) and BBC Proms (2011).

78. Elisabeth Söderström

Actress | Svenske ryttaren

Elisabeth Söderström was born on May 7, 1927 in Stockholm, Sweden as Elisabeth Anna Söderström. She was an actress, known for Swedish Horsemen (1949), Beethoven's Fidelio (1980) and Poppeas kröning (1978). She was married to Sverker Olow. She died on November 20, 2009 in Stockholm.

79. Lucia Popp

Soundtrack | Bicentennial Man

Lucia Popp was born on November 12, 1939 in Uhorska Ves, Slovakia as Lucia Poppová. She was an actress, known for Bicentennial Man (1999), Philadelphia (1993) and Fidelio (1968). She was married to Peter Seiffert and Gyorgy Fischer. She died on November 15, 1993 in Munich, Bavaria.

80. Barbara Bonney

Actress | Live from the Metropolitan Opera

Barbara Bonney was born on April 14, 1956 in Montclair, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977), Der Rosenkavalier (1985) and Les Boréades (2003).

81. Eberhard Wächter

Actor | Der Graf von Luxemburg

Eberhard Wächter was born on July 9, 1929 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor, known for The Count of Luxemburg (1972), Die Fledermaus (1986) and Die Fledermaus (1972). He died on March 29, 1992 in Vienna.

82. Hermann Prey

Actor | Le nozze di Figaro

Hermann Prey was born on July 11, 1929 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Le nozze di Figaro (1976), Der Barbier von Sevilla (1973) and Hopscotch (1980). He was married to Barbara Pniok. He died on July 22, 1998 in Krailling, Bavaria, Germany.

83. Barbara Hendricks

Actress | La Bohème

Barbara Hendricks was born on November 20, 1948 in Stephens, Arkansas, USA. She is an actress, known for La Bohème (1988), Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) and Little Women (1994).

84. Yvonne Minton

Actress | Lulu

Yvonne Minton was born on December 4, 1938 in Sydney, Australia as Yvonne Fay Minton. She is known for her work on Lulu (1985), Yevgeny Onyegin (1994) and Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971).

85. Agnes Baltsa

Actress | Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)

Agnes Baltsa was born on November 19, 1944 in Lefkas, Greece as Agni Baltsa. She is an actress, known for Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) (1981), The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977) and Der Rosenkavalier (1984).

86. Gabriel Bacquier

Actor | Manon des sources

Gabriel Bacquier was born on May 17, 1924 in Béziers, Hérault, France as Gabriel-Augustin-Raymond-Théodore-Louis Bacquier. He is an actor, known for Manon of the Spring (1986), Falstaff (1979) and The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977).

87. Roberto Alagna

Actor | Tosca

Roberto Alagna was born on June 7, 1963 in Clichy-sous-Bois, France. He is an actor, known for Tosca (2001), W.E. (2011) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999). He has been married to Angela Gheorghiu since May 1996. He was previously married to Florence Lancien.

88. Mireille Delunsch

Actress | L'incoronazione di Poppea

Mireille Delunsch was born on November 2, 1962 in Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France. She is an actress, known for L'incoronazione di Poppea (2000), La traviata (2003) and Don Giovanni (2003).

89. Laurent Naouri

Actor | The Metropolitan Opera HD Live

Laurent Naouri was born in 1964 in Paris, France. He is an actor, known for The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006), Orphée aux enfers (1997) and Carmen (2002). He has been married to Natalie Dessay since 1994. They have two children.

90. Alain Vanzo

Actor | Bouquet de joie

Alain Vanzo was born on April 2, 1928 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. He was an actor, known for Bouquet de joie (1956), La vie de bohème (1960) and Werther (1978). He died on January 27, 2002 in Paris, France.

91. Mady Mesplé

Soundtrack | The American President

Mady Mesplé was born on March 7, 1931 in Toulouse, France. She is an actress, known for The American President (1995), Someone to Watch Over Me (1987) and Le château des Carpathes (1976).

92. Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Actor | The Metropolitan Opera HD Live

Dmitri Hvorostovsky was born on October 16, 1962 in Krasnoyarsk, Russian SFSR, USSR as Dmitriy Aleksandrovich Khvorostovskiy. He was an actor, known for The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006), La traviata (2004) and Il trovatore (2002). He was married to Florence Illi and Svetlana Khvorostovskaya. ...

93. Sergei Leiferkus

Actor | Live from the Metropolitan Opera

Sergei Leiferkus was born on April 4, 1946 in Leningrad [now St Petersburg], Russia as Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus. He is an actor, known for The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977), Otello (1992) and Pique Dame (2002).

94. Yevgeni Nesterenko

Actor | Attila

Yevgeni Nesterenko was born on January 8, 1938 in Moscow, Russia. He is an actor, known for Attila (1985), Russia (1986) and Boris Godunov (1987).

95. Feodor Chaliapin Sr.

Actor | Don Quixote

Feodor Chaliapin Sr. was born on February 13, 1873, in Omet Tawi, near Kazan, Russia. His childhood was full of suffering, hunger, and humiliation. From the age of 10-16, he was working jobs at river ports, restaurants, and tried acting on stage with various Russian provincial troupes. In 1890, ...

96. Larissa Diadkova

Actress | The Metropolitan Opera HD Live

Larissa Diadkova was born on March 9, 1952 in Zelenodolsk, Tatar ASSR, RSFSR, USSR as Larissa Ivanovna Diadkova. She is an actress, known for The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006), Ruslan and Lyudmila (1996) and Boris Godunov (1990).

97. Nellie Melba

Soundtrack | Country Life

Nellie Melba was born on May 19, 1861 in Richmond, Victoria, Australia as Helen Porter Mitchell. She was married to Charles Frederick Nisbett Armstrong. She died on February 23, 1931 in Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

98. Danielle de Niese

Actress | Hannibal

Danielle de Niese was born on April 11, 1979 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is an actress, known for Hannibal (2001), Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006).

99. Renata Scotto

Actress | La Gioconda

Renata Scotto was born on February 24, 1934 in Savona, Liguria, Italy. She is an actress, known for La Gioconda (1979), The January Man (1989) and The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977).

100. Brigitte Fassbaender

Actress | Hänsel und Gretel

Brigitte Fassbaender was born on July 3, 1939 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress, known for Hänsel und Gretel (1981), Der Rosenkavalier (1979) and Die Fledermaus (1986).



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