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Jessye Mae Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American Grammy award-winning opera singer and recitalist. A dramatic soprano, Norman is associated in particular with the Wagnerian repertoire, and with the roles of Sieglinde, Ariadne, Alceste, and Leonore. Norman has been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and is a Spingarn Medalist. Apart from receiving several honorary doctorates and other awards, she has also received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and...

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Anna Netrebko - the "Audrey Hepburn of opera", my favorite contemporary soprano and classical performer

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Maria Callas (Ana María Cecilia Sofía Kalogeropoúlou) - Sus creaciones fueron Norma, Medea, Violetta en La traviata, Lucía y Tosca, seguidas por Elvira en Los puritanos, Lady en Macbeth, La Gioconda, Il trovatore, La sonnambula, Anna Bolena, Ifigenia, Madama Butterfly, Turandot, Rosina en El barbero de Sevilla y Armida. 1964 abordó Carmen en el estudio de grabación como había hecho en 1956 con Mimí de La boheme y Manon Lescaut, papeles que nunca cantó en escena (tampoco Nedda de I…

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Luciano Pavarotti - opera singer (1935-2007). This man was and always will be a god among opera singers. I would give anything to have been able to see him perform live!

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Maria Callas: was an American-born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the 20th century. She combined an impressive bel canto technique, a wide-ranging voice and great dramatic gifts..

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Today's Best Opera Singers: Sopranos and Mezzo-Sopranos

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