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alto a singer with such a tonal range. [2/5 definitions]
artiste an artist, esp. a public performer such as a singer, dancer, or actor. [1/2 definitions]
baritone a singer whose voice is in this range. [1/4 definitions]
Billie Holiday U.S. jazz singer, also known as Lady Day; born Eleanora Fagan (b.1915--d.1959).
buffo a comic role in an opera, usu. one for a bass singer. [2 definitions]
Cab Calloway U.S. jazz singer, performer, and bandleader (b.1907--d.1994).
call-and-response of or pertaining to music that alternates between one player, singer, or section, and another in a pattern of statement and response.
cantatrice (Italian and French) a professional female singer.
chansonnier a French singer and writer, often of satirical or topical songs.
chanteuse a female singer, esp. a cabaret entertainer.
chorister a choral singer, esp. a choirboy.
coloratura a singer, usu. a high soprano, who specializes in coloratura. [1/4 definitions]
comprimario a singer who sings secondary operatic roles.
diva a renowned female opera singer; prima donna.
doo-wop a singing style most popular in the 1950s, characterized by a lead singer performing with a chorus singing nonsense syllables, either with or without instrumental accompaniment.
Ella Fitzgerald U.S. jazz and popular ballad singer, known especially as a master of scat singing (b.1917--d.1996).
falsetto a voice pitched unnaturally high, esp. that of a male singer. [1/3 definitions]
Louis Armstrong influential U.S. jazz trumpet player and singer; born Louis Daniel Armstrong (b.1901--d.1971).
minstrel a singer, musician, or poet. [1/3 definitions]
pipe1 (usu. pl.; informal) the windpipe, lungs, and vocal cords, esp. of a human singer. [1/13 definitions]
prima donna the principal female soloist or singer in a concert, opera, or opera company. [1/2 definitions]