Irish tenor, recording artist, physician, and champion disabled
athlete Ronan Tynan moves audiences like few others can. His stirring
performances and personal story of triumph have brought him
international fame. The New York Times called him “the closest thing
this country has to an official meistersinger.”
Tynan has performed at historic events including Ronald Reagan’s
funeral and the Inaugural Prayer Service at the National Cathedral. His
memorable renditions of “God Bless America” have been heard at the World
Series, The Belmont Stakes, and other momentous events.
Profiled by ABC’s 20/20, People magazine and CBS Sunday Morning,
Tynan was born with a lower limb disability and had his legs amputated
at age 20. Within a year, he was competing in the Paralympic Games, both
in track and field and as an equestrian. He won 18 gold medals and set
14 world records, nine of which are still in place today.
Tynan’s album Ronan debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Classical Crossover
Chart. He put out Sing Me an Irish Song, a collection of Irish favorites
in 2009 and his latest album, All Kinds Of Everything, features classic
performances from his musical career. Tynan captivates audiences with
his humor, lively spirit and inspirational message about overcoming
obstacles and living life to the fullest.