In: Tenor

Joseph Schmidt, tenor
January 19, 2021

JOSEPH SCHMIDT It is impossible to assess how many great artists were among the casualties of the last war. We do... Read More
Miguel VillaBella, lyric tenor
November 29, 2020

It's getting to a point where I have to develop a system to remember whom I have posted. As I was... Read More
Richard Tucker, spinto tenor
October 14, 2020

Richard Tucker was unquestionably one of America’s greatest tenors.  He was known as the American Caruso.  As with many of his... Read More
Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor
August 1, 2020

Considered among the finest Mozartean tenors of his day, Wunderlich embraced a wide repertory that expanded to included the works of... Read More
Henri Legay, French light lyric tenor
June 8, 2020

Parisian-born Henri Legay (1920–1992) won first prize at the conservatoire in 1947 but began his career singing in musical shows before... Read More
Giacomo Lauri-Volpi, Spinto Tenor
June 3, 2020

Lauri-Volpi enjoyed one of history’s longest careers, making his last opera performance at the age of 67 and astonished the world... Read More
“C” poem by Louis Aragon, Monteverdi aria, as sung by Hugues Cuenod, Swiss tenor
May 23, 2020

This is a special posting. There will be many people who have not heard of Hugues Cuénod, who died in 2010... Read More
Miguel Fleta, Spanish tenor with comparison to Alagna
May 20, 2020

The short, but brilliant career of the Spanish tenor Miguel Fleta lasted for sixteen years, from his debut in Trieste 1919... Read More
Dino Borgioli, lyric tenor
May 5, 2020

Dino Borgioli (February 15, 1891 – September 12, 1960) was an Italian lyric tenor. Praised by critics for his musicianship, he... Read More
Fernand Ansseau, Dramatic Belgian Tenor
March 23, 2020

Ansseau started his studies as a baritone but moved into the tenor repertoire, though always retaining a strong lower register that... Read More