Definition of Melchior, Lauritz in English:

Melchior, Lauritz

Syllabification: Mel·chi·or, Lauritz
Pronunciation: /ˈmelkēˌôr
( 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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up