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Wagner's 'Lohengrin' at L A Opera,
enjoyed by MARIA NOCKIN

 

The story of the Swan-Knight is a very old one. We know that it was written down after the First Crusade, but it may well have been told around the fire on winter evenings long before that. It usually involves a child who is transformed into a swan and a knight who marries a damsel in distress who is not permitted to ask his true name. French poet Chrétien de Troyes told the story of the Swan Knight toward the end of the twelfth century in one of his Chansons de Geste. Wolfram von Eschenbach, who lived from about 1170 to around 1220, based his Middle High German epic Parzival on Chrétien's story...

Copyright © 24 November 2010 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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RICHARD WAGNER

LOHENGRIN

LOS ANGELES OPERA

JAMES CONLON

GRANT GERSHON

DOLORA ZAJICK

GREG FEDDERLY

LOS ANGELES

CALIFORNIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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