heldentenor

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

Definition of heldentenor

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

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Origin and Etymology of heldentenor

German, from Held hero + Tenor tenor


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