Definition of Melchior, Lauritz in English:

Melchior, Lauritz

Syllabification: Mel·chi·or, Lauritz
Pronunciation: /ˈmelkēˌôr
 
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( 1890–1973), US tenor; born in Denmark; full name Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior. Considered the outstanding heldentenor of his day, he sang with the Metropolitan Opera 1926–50.

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