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heldentenor

heldentenor

noun, hel·den·te·nor often capitalized \ˈhel-dən-ˌtā-ˌnr, -ˌte-nər\

Definition of HELDENTENOR

:  a tenor with a powerful dramatic voice well suited to heroic (as Wagnerian) roles

Origin of HELDENTENOR

German, from Held hero + Tenor tenor
First Known Use: circa 1903

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