Ronan Tynan biography
Tenor. Born May 14, 1960, in Dublin, Ireland. A difficult birth left Ronan Tynan disabled and claimed the life of his twin brother. Later, a car accident resulted in the amputation of his lower legs. Undaunted, Tynan graduated from medical school, became an accomplished track-and-field athlete, and pursued a renowned singing career.
In 1994, Ronan Tynan was accepted into England's Royal Opera School, making his operatic debut in Madame Butterfly in Dublin. He released his best-selling debut album, My Life Belongs to You, in 1998. That year, Tynan became a founding member of the Irish Tenors through which he achieved wide acclaim both in Ireland and the United States.
Other Ronan Tynan albums include The Impossible Dream (2002), Ronan (2005) and The Dawning of the Day (2006). His autobiography, Halfway Home, was published in 2001.