Italian “castrato” singer of the late 19th century & only one to make solo recordings, born in 1858.
Italian lyric-dramatic tenor born 1885. One of the most important operatic tenors of the 20th century.
American opera singer, recording artist, film actor, & radio personality born in 1896.
Siberian operatic baritone with worldwide fame. He has performed at every major opera house.
Italian operatic tenor & one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.
French singer born in 1912. Accused of performing for Nazi soldiers & shunned after WW II.
Italian operatic tenor born in 1873 & one of the first major singing talents to be commercially recorded.
Czech operatic soprano born in 1878. Enjoyed a career in Europe & at the New York Metropolitan Opera.
Italian operatic soprano born in 1877. Known for her interpretations of Verdi’s heroines.
Germany’s foremost lyricÂ baritoneÂ of the period between WW I & II, born in 1888.