Top Ten Greatest Male Tenors

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121 Remigio Pereira

Without a doubt, currently one of the best Tenors in the world. He sings with passion and speaks to the heart. If you close your eyes and just listen, the transports you to another world...just with his voice. Currently with The Tenors, they primarily sing has a group but with a unique difference - at each concert they will sing individual songs which highlights even more the beauty of his voice. Thank you to his mother and father for giving him the beautiful gift for which he now gives us this incredible gift.

This gifted tenor has not gotten all of the attention he deserves, probably as a result of being a part of an ensemble (The Tenors) rather than a solo artist. But anyone who has ever heard his rendition of Caruso could not help but fall in love with this talented young man.

His voice cannot be compared to any other. It is mesmerizing, real and pure and so healing. It moves you to tears and to relaxation at the same time

His heart and soul are in his voice. I have cancer and I'm not going to survive it. Remi makes my days full of love.

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122 Matt Cardle

His range is superior to some,

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123 Urs Buehler

Urs lyrical voice is filled with emotion - especially the romantic ones. He can portray strength and vulnerability equally well. I love how his eyes twinkle when he sings, reflecting the emotions of his voice and heart whether it is pop, opera, heavy metal, or a Broadway show tune. There are few tenors who can sing this well and manage to touch your very being with his voice... It is magical beyond words.

First, his last name is spelled Buhler. Second, he is so amazingly gifted, it's hard to put into words the feelings he evokes when he sings. And if you're lucky enough to be watching him while he's singing, you can see the emotions in his eyes and playing across his face. His voice is so unusual, it's not possible to compare him with standard tenors. He takes my breath away. SANDRA

Listening to him is like listening the echo of a voice, not the voice itself. He has the talent!

A very versatile voice with an unusual timbre. There are few tenors who can express a range of emotions like him.

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125 Luke Kennedy

A member of The Ten Tenors from Australia. He placed 2nd in the 2nd season of the Voice Australia.

126 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake

Probably the only hope in pop music left. - Sjinkiie

If you rate Jussi B. as far down as13, you have a tin ear and no business rating tenor voices.

127 Luigi Alva

Most beautiful phrasing. He sang Don Ottavio in the Giulini legendary Mozart's "Don Giovanni" to Joan Sutherland's legendary Donna Anna. Alva's line is the most elegant of any tenor I've ever heard. He should be on the top 10 at least.

Excellent lyric tenor, almost a tenore di grazia. Wonderful in the Mozart and Donizetti repertoire. He recorded an album of Neapolitan canzoni which was quite good. - tonytenor

128 Arthur Jordan
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130 Sir Peter Pears

The greatest british tenor

131 James King

Great American dramatic tenor.

132 James McCracken

The very first Otello I had the joy of hearing, and to this day no one else sounds like a proper Otello. There is something missing in all the rest except Melchior perhaps. McCracken's recording of Otello with Fischer-Dieskau and Gwyneth Jones is incomparable!

MaCracken was a wonderfully passionate singer. His top tended to sound rather broad instead of rounded and full. An iconic interpreter of Otello, McCracken was one of those American singers who had to leave the MET in order to be "discovered" by the MET. General manager (at the time) Rudolf Bing was a bit of an SOB and would not cast McCracken in leading roles and only used him as a comprimario. MacCracken left the U.S., went to Europe, with his wife the very fine mezzo Sandra Warfield, and established himself in virtually all the dramatic tenor roles. He then returned to the U.S. - Bing was under to much pressure now that McCracken was a star - and re-debuted at the MET as Otello. There is a recital album, on Angel EMI of him doing Celtic songs with just piano accompaniment which is wonderful. As mentioned by another poster, the recording of OTELLO James McCracken did back in the 1960s is indeed wonderful. It also boasts the very unique casting of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau as Iago. ...more - tonytenor

133 Set Svanholm
134 Peter Schreier

A fantastic tenor! Listen to his fine interpretation of Schubert Lieder.

135 Ken Lavigne

Canadian tenor with a voice

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137 Micah Stampley
138 Johnny Mathis

When he was younger he was the best in the world.

139 Ted Neely

80 plus years old can still hit the notes in jesus christ super star

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