Best Singers with a 4 Octave Vocal Range

octave is a series of eight notes occupying the interval between (and including) two notes, one having twice or half the frequency of vibration of the other.

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21 Daniel Heiman Daniel Heiman

Exactly 4 octaves - from Eb2 to Eb6. Try the song Highlander by Lost Horizon. - Metal_Treasure

22 Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.

Yes, 4 octaves, 1/2 note - Metal_Treasure

23 Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time .

Yep, 4 octaves, 1/2 note - Metal_Treasure

24 Harry Nilsson

Beautiful voice!

25 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 more.

In my books her range is less than 4 octaves. Yes, I see that she is listed on wiki but I disagree. If somebody can give me examples of her highest and her lowest notes, I would change my mind. She is a great singer though, one of the pop singers I appreciate. - Metal_Treasure

Addition to my previous comment - her range is 2 octaves, 4 notes (C#3 to G#5). - Metal_Treasure

26 James Brown James Brown

He's got 4 octaves, 1/2 note. - Metal_Treasure

27 Glenn Hughes Glenn Hughes Glenn Hughes is an English rock bassist and vocalist, best known as a member of Deep Purple and the rock pioneers Trapeze, and his solo career. Hughes was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Deep Purple. He is acclaimed for his wide vocal range.

4 octaves, from D2 to D6. And he was only a backing vocalist in Deep Purple. - Metal_Treasure

28 Tom Araya Tom Araya Tomás Enrique "Tom" Araya Díaz is a Chilean American musician, best known as the bassist and vocalist of the American thrash metal band Slayer.

4 octaves (from C#2 to C#6) - Metal_Treasure

29 Thom Yorke Thom Yorke Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.
30 Tobias Sammet Tobias Sammet Tobias Sammet is a German metal musician, best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia.
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