Tenors that do nothing for me


Asian tenors Fujiwara
Balkan tenors Belev, Anton Dermota, Dimitrov, Rudolf Francl, Iliev, Atanas Ivanov, Kostov, Makedonski, Boris Marinov, Mazaroff, Minchev, Planinšek, Pravtchev, Svetlev, Todorov, Todorovich, Uzunov
Baltic tenors Ani, Bērziņš, Gutauskas, Kaasik, Sällik, Transky, Tunce, Zariņš
Belgian tenors Blaimont, Delhaye, Dister, Laho, Morrisson, Rouffart, Verbeeck
Comprimari Berghorn, Cordier, John Dickie, Murray Dickie, Equiluz, Giannotti, Ants Kollo, Kuttner, Lieban, Marciano, Robert Nagy, Poriņš, Raynor, Schramm, Zednik
English speaking tenors Ainsley, Althouse, Blake, Booth, Bostridge, Brunner, Burrows, Castronovo, Caves, Da Costa, Deaton, Di Giuseppe, Andrew Drost, Robert Dure, Ellsworth, Farina, Finelli, Forbis, Ford, Gabriels, Groves, Hackett, Hanek, Harness, Thomas Harper, Haskin, Herndon, Ikaia-Purdy, Jacocks, Kalt, Kelly, King, Kunde, Lachonas, Richard Lewis, Li Vigni, MacEwan, Maloy, Martell, McCracken, McCray, McGuckin, Morris, Mullings, Nash, Oldham, Pears, Pike, Pittas, Remedios, Rendall, Renier, Rosenberg, Slatton, Robert Dean Smith, Stevens, Tanner, Tear, Jess Thomas, Truhitte, Tucker, Ventris, Vickers, Eduardo Villa, Vincent, Watson, Wilde, Winter
French speaking tenors Bécourt, Blondel, Bohrer, Botiaux, Brazzi, Cadiou, Casset, Cazenave, Cheyrat, Dalmorès, Dunan, Dupeyron, Duval, Erard, Gilion, Gluck, Lacairy, Lanjac, Jacques Luccioni, Maillard, Marny, Maurette, Jean Michel, Micheletti, Pétrus, Scaramberg, Sénéchal, Simoneau, Turp, Vanzo, Vezzani
German speaking tenors Alberti, von Bary, Kurt Baum, Herbert Becker, Beirer, Bensing, Berger, Willi Birrenkoven, Burgstaller, de Luca, Dessa, Dippel, Esser, Fassler, Fritz, Goldberg, Goltz, Greverus, Günther, Günther-Braun, Hutt, Kirchhoff, Kmentt, Knote, Ernst Kraus, Siegmund Krauß, Kutzner, Lippert, Patzak, Christoph Prégardien, Julian Prégardien, Ritzmann, Saccà, Schachtschneider, Schade, Schaefer, Schager, Schlitzer, Schreier, Schüller, Soot, Steinhoff, Trostorff, Vinke, Witte, Wottrich
Italian tenors Bergonzi, Marco Berti, Caffetto, Caruso, Cesarani, Cestari, Cucuccio, Dagradi, Furlan, Marcello Giordani, Massimo Giordano, Gismondo, Lauri-Volpi, Licitra, Loforese, Luigi Ottolini, Martinelli, Martinez-Patti, Matroiani, Matteuzzi, Montelauri, Panajia, Pertile, Piccaluga, Picchi, Roselli, Scalabrini, Schenone, Solman, Ferruccio Tagliavini, Todaro, Turrini, Zambon, Zambruno
Russian and Ukrainian speaking tenors Atlantov, Nikolaj Bolshakov, Mikhail Davidoff, Didyk, Figner, Galkoŭski, Golik, Khanaev, Khanedanian, Korchak, Koroljov, Kravtsov, Labinskij, Mikhail Larin, Luder, Maljutenko, Matvej Matveev, Menzinsky, Vladimir Nechaev, Neljepp, Ohrenych, Orfjonov, Osipov, Petrov, Viktor Pishchaev, Pluzhnikov, Poljakov, Pronchev, Rajkov, Rogatchewsky, Sheljuzhko, Sibirtsev, Sobinov, Solovyanenko, Surzhikov, Tatarov, Tkachenko, Tymokhin, Udalov, Ukrainskyj, Veljashev-Svetlanov, Vostrjakov, Zaika, Zajchenko
Scandinavian tenors Rolf Björling, Gedda, von Haxthausen, Jóhannsson, Lindroos, Nuotio, Ödmann, Oestvig, Ottoson, Parly, Torsten Ralf, Talén

François Nouvion's list was the following:

Dutch speaking tenors Delamboye, Heesters, Hens, van Daalen, Van Dyck
Eastern European tenors Berini, Didyk, Ifrim, Kobela, Todorovich
English speaking tenors Ainsley, Aler, Atkinson, Bostridge, Bottone, Bowman, Burrows, Chance, Cassilly, Castronovo, Coates, Cornwell, Covey-Crump, Crook, Daniels, Ben Davies, Maldwyn Davies, Ryland Davies, Deaton, Murray Dickie, Edgar-Wilson, Elwes, Ford, Goeke, Groves, Hadley, Hanek, Thomas Harper, Heater, Martyn Hill, Hughes Jones, Jacocks, Kalt, Kelly, Kendall, King, Kunde, Langridge, Lundberg, MacMaster, Macdougall, Mackie, McCormack, McCracken, Morris, Moser, Rufus Müller, Mullings, Nash, Stuart Neill, Olsen, Padmore, Partridge, Pears, Peerce, Potter, Price, Rolfe Johnson, Serge, Shicoff, Shirley, Stevens, Striny, Thompson, Tucker, Ventris, Versalle, Vickers, Eduardo Villa, Vrenios, Wendon, Robert White
French speaking tenors Alagna, Altéry, Amade, Bécourt, Cazette, Clément, Corazza, Devriès, Giraudeau, Imbart de la Tour, Lacairy, Lafitte, Laho, Maurette, Sénéchal
German and Austrian tenors Equiluz, Fassler, Fritz, Peter Hofmann, Jerusalem, Jung, Kasper, Kaufmann, Kollo, Christoph 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

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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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