Sunday, February 14, 2010

Singer of the Day: Lauritz Melchior

Lauritz Melchior was born in Copenhagen and became an American citizen in 1947. He started off his career singing baritone and bass. He later switched to tenor and became one of the centuries greatest singers, well known for the heroic tenor roles in Wagner's operas.

Here he is singing "In fernem Land" from Wagner's Lohengrin.

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