(Thomas: Mignon). Bass. A wandering minstrel, slightly confused, who is searching for his long‐lost daughter. He helps to rescue Mignon from a band of gypsies. In Italy he hears the story of a marquis whose wife died, and realizes that he himself is the Marquis Cipriano and that Mignon is his daughter. His sanity is restored. Created (1866) by Eugène Battaille.