Performers' short biographies (short biographies of every performer who has taken part in a recording of Bach's vocal works: mainly singers, conductors, chorus masters, choral and instrumental groups)
yiddishmusic.jewniverse.info: in English, Russian, and Yiddish; performer biographies from the 79 RPM and 33 1/3 RPM eras.
Big bands, jazz, etc.
Big bands from Canada | United States | Great Britain | Europe (1920s-1960s)
Solid! online encyclopedia of big band music and classic jazz
Dutch divas in opera & concert (updates)
Grandi tenori | Historical tenors | Biographical list of tenors by John Potter
Great Russian voices (note: archived version of the site)
Great singers from a personal collection; some have dates of birth/death
Malibran-Music specializing in French song
Who's who in musicals
Čeští operni pěvci (Czech opera singers)
Includes images of singers (with biographical information) (listed near top of page)
and listings of singers without images
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | IJ | K | L | M | N | OP | QR | S | T | UV | WXYZ
Cowden, Robert H. Classical singers of the opera and recital stages: a bibliography of biographical materials. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.
L128 V872 C8 1994
Kutsch, K.J. and Leo Riemens. Grosses Sängerlexikon. 3. erw. Aufl. München: K.G. Saur, c1997.
ML105 K97 G8 1997
Sources for authority work in cataloging popular music: bibliographies of print sources for
blues, country and folk, jazz, musical theater, and miscellaneous popular music
Jacobsson, Stig. Svenska tonsättare: diskografi. [Stockholm] Rikskonserter, 1986, c1985.
HSR ML156.4 N2 S9
Who's who in opera: an international biographical directory of singers, conductors, directors, designers, and administrators, also including profiles of 101 opera companies. New York: Arno Press, 1976.
lsf ML102 O6 W5 (LC)