(Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande). Sop. Travesti role (but often sung by boy treble). Young son of Golaud from his first marriage. He is used by his father to spy on his second wife, Mélisande, and report on her relationship with Pelléas, Golaud's half‐brother. Yniold sees nothing incriminating to report to his father. Created (1902) by C. Blondin.