Top Ten Greatest Female Opera Singers

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141Kristin Chenweth

Powerful voices, terrific breath control, and, audience appeal

142Marina Shaguch

She has one of the best mezzo soprano in the wold. Take a look at her on YouTube- you will be amazed...

143Phyllis Curtin
144Frances Bible
145Helen George
146Mado Robin

Her voice was no only stratospheric but also very lyrical.

147Gwyneth Jones
148Karina Gauvin

Canadian soprano known primarily for her expertise in Baroque opera. Huge personality, flawless technique and beguiling musicality. Check out her wonderful recording of Canteloube's Songs of the Auvergne with a chamber ensemble...

149Jessie Charlotte Bond
150Yma Sumac

She sung some opera, but she was an ethnic music singer. She had the range of more than 4 octraves, excellent pitch control and a mighty voice. They did not accept her at the Metropolitan, because they concluded she would out-sing their most priced stars.
Judging by voice quality alove, she belongs to to top 10.

151Jodi Cassaniti
152Deborah Voigt
153Yvonne Kenny

A beautiful lyric soprano and a wonderful musician and communicative actress. Her performances of Handel heroines were exceptional. She performed throughout Europe, UK (mostly Royal Opera House) and Australia (her country of birth). She made well over 100 recordings throughout her career.

154Violeta Urmana
155Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Unparalleled interpretively with a beautiful voice to match

156Irmgard Seefried
157Valerie Masterson

A lovely singer and beautiful actress, admired since her beginning in amateur operatics

158Sarah GeronimoSarah Asher Tua Geronimo aka Sarah Geronimo or Sarah G. is a world class and multi-talented Filipino singer, actress, dancer, record producer, model, host, coach/judge, commercial/product endorser and tv personality . She can also draw and plays the piano. Sarah is popularly known as the one and only more.
159Evgenia Laguna

No one tops the list for stage presence, expression, beauty and a lovely voice in combination.

160Kathleen Ferrier

Fantastic voice and lady. Taken from us too young and too soon.

Only a few operas, but what a voice

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