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1 (Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg). See Stolzing, Walther von.

2 (Wagner: Tannhäuser). See Vogelweide, Walther von der.

3 (Weir: Blond Eckbert). Ten. Only friend of Eckbert and his wife Bertha, to whom Bertha tells the story of her early years—he seems to have known this story already. Eckbert, suspicious of Walther's relationship with Bertha, kills him. He, Hugo and the old woman who raised Bertha are the same person. See also Hugo. Created (1994) by Christopher Ventris.

Subjects: Opera.

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