In: Tenor

Jussi Björling, lyric tenor
February 29, 2020

Jussi Björling, (Björling's more formal name was Johan Jonaton Björling), was born February 2, 1911, Stora Tuna, Sweden, and he died... Read More
Miguel Villabella, lyric tenor
February 2, 2020

Based solely on recordings, I would say that Villabella is one of the greatest tenors who ever lived. The ease of... Read More
Giovanni Martinelli, one of the great tenors
November 20, 2019

Giovanni Martinelli (October 22, 1885 – February 2, 1969) stared in the premier of La Fanciulla del West in Rome.  He... Read More
Edmond Clément, French tenor
October 15, 2019

This French lyric tenor was at one point the Opéra-Comique’s highest paid singer.

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Richard Crooks, tenor
July 17, 2019

I am posting this American tenor not because I think that he is a great singer, but rather because what he... Read More
Jussi Björling, Swedish lyric tenor
February 16, 2019

Jussi Björling was one of the great tenors of the 20th century. His timbre won his audience over with its remarkable... Read More
Ferrier, Schiøtz, and Isobel Baillie
December 16, 2018

I heard a performance of the Messiah today, and I decided to put up Kathleen Ferrier singing two arias from it. ... Read More
Antonio Cortis, lirico-spinto tenor
November 30, 2018

Cortis was born Antonio Tomás Montón Corts to Spanish parents, on board a ship sailing between Oran (Algeria) and Altea (Spain).... Read More
Robert White – tenor
November 9, 2018

In this post, I thought that I would highlight an American operatic tenor who is still singing and teaching. I am... Read More
Marietta’s Lied from Korngold’s Die Tode Stadt, sung by Lotte Lehmann and Richard Tauber
October 20, 2018

I'm going to try to post this rather quickly as I haven't posted for a little while.  Rather than do a... Read More