(Prokofiev: The Fiery Angel). Bar. A knight who helps the distressed Renata to try and find her ex‐lover, Heinrich, whom she believes to be her protecting angel. When the two men meet, Ruprecht is wounded in a duel. Renata nurses him, then enters a convent. As he recovers in an inn, he meets Faust and Mephistopheles. Created (1954) by Xavier Depraz; (1955) by Rolando Panerai.