In: Heldentenor

Jacques Urlus, Heldentenor
February 23, 2022

I owe this posting to one of my readers, who suggested Urlus to me. Otherwise, I never would have heard of... Read More
James King, Heldentenor
August 15, 2021

James King (May 22, 1925 – November 20, 2005) was an American operatic tenor who had an active international singing career... Read More
Giuseppe Giacomini, dramatic tenor
May 16, 2020

I am not going to make this a long post. The reason that I put this up is for you to... Read More
Franz Volker, Heldentenor
April 24, 2020

Franz Völker (March 31, 1899, Neu-Isenburg, Grand Duchy of Hesse - December 4, 1965, Darmstadt, Hesse) was a dramatic tenor who... Read More
Siegfried, the third opera in the Ring, as sung by Lauritz Melchior, Heldentenor
October 30, 2019

The power of Melchoir’s voice in Wagner’s opera voice was, and still is, breathtaking.

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Marcel Wittrisch – tenor
March 23, 2019

Marcel Wittrisch started out as a tenor and then moved to a heldentenor. He had a large voice, and he sang... Read More
Lauritz Melchior – Heldentenor
September 25, 2018

Wagner, Die Walkürie, Act I, Winterstürme, Lauritz Melchior and Lotte Lehmann youtube Wagner, Lohengrin, In fernam Land, Lauritz Melchior youtube Wagner,... Read More
Renato Zanelli – Baritone and Tenor
September 14, 2018

Like many of the great Otellos, Zanelli started his career as a baritone and developed into a tenor during the early... Read More
Georges Thill – Fauré and Gounod
February 14, 2018

Georges Thill was perhaps France’s greatest dramatic tenor, or heldentenor, of the 20th century.  He had an exquisite placement of air…

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