Samuel Ramey

po_Ramey-SamuelSamuel Edward Ramey (born March 28, 1942) is an American operatic bass-baritone.

At the height of his career, he was greatly admired for his range and versatility, having possessed a sufficiently accomplished bel canto technique to enable him to sing the music of Handel, Mozart, Rossini, yet power enough to handle the more overtly dramatic roles written by Verdi and Puccini.