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(Wagner: Lohengrin). Bar. The King's herald. He summons Lohengrin to come and champion Elsa's cause. This is a small role in which many a baritone destined for fame has made his mark, including Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (who sang it at Bayreuth in 1954), Eberhard Wächter, Tom Krause, Ingvar Wixell, Bernd Weikl, and Anthony Michaels‐Moore. Created (1850) by Herr Pätsch.

Subjects: Opera.

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