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(Strauss: Daphne). Bass. A fisherman, husband of Gaea and father of Daphne. Ens. (with Gaea and the Shepherds): Seid ihr um mich (‘Are you with me?’). Although Peneios does not have a big solo number, singing mainly in ensembles, the role has nevertheless attracted some notable artists, including Paul Schöffler and Kurt Moll. Created (1938) by Sven Nilsson.

Subjects: Opera.

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