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(Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg). Bass. He first appears after Eva and Walther have decided to elope, and his horn is heard as he leaves the scene. He reappears at the end of the second act to quell the riot that is taking place among the crowds after Beckmesser's attempts to serenade Eva. Aria: Hort ihr Leut’, und lasst euch sagen (‘Hark, good people, to what I say’). Created (1868) by Ferdinand Lang.

Subjects: Opera.

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