Tenors that do nothing for me


Asian tenors Fujiwara
Comprimarii Marciano
Italian tenors Bergonzi, Marco Berti, Caffetto, Caruso, Cesarani, Cestari, Cucuccio, Dagradi, Del Corso, Furlan, Marcello Giordani, Massimo Giordano, Gismondo, Lauri-Volpi, Licitra, Loforese, Luigi Ottolini, Martinelli, Martinez-Patti, Matteuzzi, Montelauri, Panajia, Pertile, Piccaluga, Picchi, Roselli, Sacca, Scalabrini, Schenone, Solman, Ferruccio Tagliavini, Turrini, Zambon, Zambruno
Scandinavian tenors Rolf Björling, Gedda, von Haxthausen, Jóhannsson, Lindroos, Nuotio, Ödmann, Oestvig, Parly, Torsten Ralf, Talén


François Nouvion's list was the following:

Dutch speaking tenors Delamboye, Heesters, Hens, van Daalen, van Dijck
Eastern European tenors Berini, Ifrim, Kobela, Todorovich
English speaking tenors Ainsley, Aler, Atkinson, Bostridge, Bottone, Bowman, Burrows (Burrows' website*), Chance, Cassilly, Castronovo, Coates, Cornwell, Covey-Crump, Crook, Daniels, Ben Davies, M. Davies, R. Davies, Deaton, Dickie, Edgar-Wilson, Elwes, Ford, Goeke, Groves, Hadley, Harper, Heater, Hill, Hunter Morris, Jacocks, Gwyn Hughes Jones, Kalt, Austin Kelly, Kendall, King, Kunde , Langridge, Lundberg, MacMaster, Macdougall, Mackie, McCormack, McCracken, Moser, Müller, Mullings, Nash, Stuart Neill, Olsen, Padmore, Partridge, Pears, Peerce, Potter, Henry Price, Rolfe Johnson, Serge, Shicoff, Shirley, Short, Stevens, Striny, Tucker, Thompson, Ventris, Versalle, Vickers, Villa, Visse, Vrenios, Wendon, White
French speaking tenors Alagna, Altéry, Amade, Bécourt, Cazette , Clément, Corrazza, Devries, Giraudeau, Imbart de la Tour, Lacairy, Lafitte, Laho, Maurette, Sénéchal
German, and Austrian tenors Equiluz, Fassler, Fritz, Peter Hofmann, Jerusalem, Jung, Kasper, Kaufmann, Kollo, Prégardien*, Schade, Seiffert, Stolze, Vinke, Vogt
Greek tenors Stellakis
Italian tenors Armiliato, Bergonzi, De Lucia, Furlan, Licitra, Matteuzzi, Notariello, Panajia, Parmeggiani, Pavarotti, Scuderi, Valente, Vicentini, Zenatello
Nordic tenors Parly
Spanish origin tenors Amoretti, Araiza, Carreras, Chacón-Cruz, De Leon, Domingo, Gonzales, Olano, Orrego, , Palacio, Parker, Perez, Suarez, Vargas, Villazón

* Outside this site


Mr. Nouvion further had a list of tenors he respected but didn't love; he called them:
Tenors I have little empathy with:

French speaking tenors Capoul
Italian tenors Caruso, Gigli, Martinelli, Schipa, Tagliavini
Nordic tenors Jussi Björling

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