Artist Profile: Mexican Tenor Ramón Vargas, Bel Canto Specialist & Humanitarian By David Salazar
OperaWire. In the early 2000s, the opera world has seen a surge of Latin American tenors taking over the landscape. Ramón Vargas was among the first to surge. The Mexican tenor, born on Sept. 11, 1960, started his vocal education in México City before going on to win the Carlo Morelli National Vocal Competition, which earned him a debut in Monterrey in 1982.