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In German legend, the king of the elves, equivalent of French Oberon; in the Nibelungenlied he is the guardian of the Nibelung treasure who is defeated by Siegfried. In Wagner's Ring Cycle, Alberich is a dwarf who steals the Rhinemaidens' gold.

Subjects: Opera.

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