Hermann the Landgrave

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(Wagner: Tannhäuser). Bass. Landgrave of Thuringia, leader of the knights and Minnesingers, whom Tannhäuser has left in order to live with Venus. Hermann is the uncle of Elisabeth, whom he offers in marriage to the winner of the song contest in the hall of the Wartburg. Created (1845) by Wilhelm Georg Dettmer.

Subjects: Opera.

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