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From German Heldentenor
NounHeldentenor (plural Heldentenors)
- A singer with a deep, strong voice that spans the range between baritone and tenor
- 1988 George Grass WagnerVision
- The absence of the Lyric's usual work-horse heldentenor William Johns (who, according to Lyric, dropped out of the show--quite uncharacteristically--due to illness) was sadly evident here.