(Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann). Bass. A councillor of Nuremberg, he loves Stella, the diva loved by Hoffmann. As Hoffmann tells the stories of his previous unsuccessful loves, it becomes clear that they were all thwarted by manifestations of Lindorf: Coppélius, Dr Miracle, and Dappertutto. Created (1881) by Alexandre Taskin.