heroic tenor

  1. a tenor with a dramatic voice

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How to use heroic tenor in a sentence

  • In 1729 he went to Italy to find an heroic tenor, Pio Fabri; unfortunately he could not secure him for two years.

    Handel | Romain Rolland
  • Soon it became impossible to be engaged as an "heroic tenor" without at least possessing the high B♭ in the chest tone.

  • He cast the participants in their inevitable rôles—the bride as prima donna, James Polder the heroic tenor.

    The Three Black Pennys | Joseph Hergesheimer