Pavarotti's last public performance, happened at the 2006 Winter Olympics opening ceremony, was actually a lipsync, as the tenor had turned the invitation down several times because it would have been impossible to sing late at night in the subzero condition en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc…
The company Tenor invented the GIF keyboard in 2014, and also has received complaints from users in other countries about gifs that contained content that was illegal under local laws en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten…
Today I learned of Antonio Paoli, a Puerto Rican tenor considered one of the most outstanding opera singers of all time. During WWI, when all opera houses closed, he lost his voice and became a profession boxer (5-1), retiring after breaking his wrist. He retrained and gained his voice back after the war. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Aretha Franklin filled in for Luciano Pavarotti at the 1998 Grammys. She sang Nessun Dorma, a tenor aria, at a moment's notice. billboard.com/articles/ne…
Although Freddie Mercury was known for his large vocal range, he was actually a baritone. He didn't believe that his fans would recognize his voice unless he sang as a tenor. reverb.com/news/scientifi…
Willmer β€œLittle Axe” Broadnax, a Gospel quartet tenor popular in the 1930s & 40s, was discovered upon his death in 1992 to be a transgender manβ€”something only he and his brother had known. ubuntubiographyproject.co…
The theme song to Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke was song by Mera Yoshikazu, a male counter-tenor with dwarfism youtube.com/watch?v=jBzE8…
In the early 1930s, tenor voices went out of style in popular music, and deeper, more masculine baritone voices came into vogue; this trend diminished or ended the careers of many previously popular singers, while raising new ones, like Bing Crosby. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
The ukulele comes in four sizes: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. It also originates from an instrument named the Portuguese machete. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uku…
Italian operatic tenor Enrico Caruso performed in San Francisco the night before the 1906 earthquake - he escaped the city and vowed never to return in SF; he toured America but remained true to his word and never set a foot again in this city until his death thiscityknows.com/the-haz…
1.3 billion viewers worldwide watched The Three Tenors' second televised performance at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles in 1994. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Helen Keller was moved to tears when she "heard" tenor Enrico Caruso sing by placing her fingers on his lips and throat. larouchepub.com/eiw/publi…
In the first high school musical, most of the songs sung by Troy Bolton was actually Drew Seeley due to Zac Efron's natural voice being too low for that of a tenor. high-school-musical.wikia…
Learned of Jack Doyle, a 6ft 5in Irish rogue who was at various times a Hollywood star, a champion boxer and a renowned tenor. He squanderd his talents and died penniless and alone. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jac…
Tenor Robert White swallowed a bug while singing the best high note of his career. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
When tenor singer Pasquale Brignoli wrote his first opera at 15, he was so disgusted at how the finest aria was being sung, he ran onto the stage and sung it himself. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
Andrea Bocelli, Classical Tenor, was blinded while playing football. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
There is a famous saxophonist named "Alto Reed". Ironically, he plays tenor sax. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alt…
Dominic Chianese (Uncle Jr. from The Sopranos) is an accomplished tenor/musician allmusic.com/artist/domin…
Soprano Nellie Melba was known for being ruthless & cold. During a performance with tenor Enrico Caruso, he took her hand under a table, singing 'What a cold little hand, let me warm it up', he put a hot sausage in her hand. Startled, she jerked away, flinging his sausage across the stage. bassocantante.com/opera/g…
, Metallica's Lar Ulrich's godfather was American jazz tenor saxophonist and Academy Award-nominated actor, Dexter Gordon drumlessons.com/drummers/…
Mandy Patinkin, aka Inigo Montoya, is a tenor who has performed on Broadway and won a Tony. mandypatinkin.org/bio.htm
Doctor Who's Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) played the lead tenor in Mel Brooks' movie musical "The Producers". blog.zap2it.com/frominsid…
There is now a teen version of the Three Tenors. ilvolomusic.com/bio/defau…

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