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Melchior, Lauritz (Lebrecht Hommel) 1890-1973; U.S. tenor, born in Denmark
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One of the three Magi.
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, Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel 1890-1973.
Danish-born American operatic tenor noted for his Wagnerian roles, especially with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City (1926-1950).