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(Biography) 13th-century German minnesinger, commonly identified with a legendary knight who sought papal absolution after years spent in revelry with Venus. The legend forms the basis of an opera by Wagner
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(ˈtænˌhɔɪ zər, -ˌhaʊ-)

a German knight and minnesinger of the 13th century: the hero of a legend.
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Yet he betrayed a democratic fondness for Wagner, and the "Tannhauser" overture, when she had given him the clew to it, claimed him as nothing else she played.
Yet, after some time, he wearied of them, and would sit in his box at the opera, either alone or with Lord Henry, listening in rapt pleasure to "Tannhauser" and seeing in the prelude to that great work of art a presentation of the tragedy of his own soul.
Last December, for example, Musica Viva staged Puccini's Madama Butterfly (with Americans in the American roles and Asian artists in the Asian); in February, the Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) presented Wagner's Tannhauser, and in May, Opera Hong Rons?
the titular location is where Hans tannhauser arrives after winning a competition he never entered, and this small (and hackneyed) bit of mystery opens a tale full of weird characters and funny dialogue.
For the game Streamwood finished with 95 yards, although 50 of those came on an Alex Tannhauser run in the fourth quarter.
She was Elisabeth in Tannhauser, Freia in Das Rheingold and Eva in Die Meistersinger.
Carla Tannhauser (Susan Walters), did her best to help save her husband, but to no avail.
I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate.
The Latvian National Opera and Ballet (LNOB) premiered on the 23 May its newest production, Richard Wagner's masterpiece Tannhauser.
Similarly, the performance of the Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhauser impressed most in the extrovert passages where the percussion section excelled - castanets in Wagner!
The variation morphs into a rendition of the "Pilgrim's Chorus" from Tannhauser in minor--the longest quote used in the Elegie.