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Title page art from 1899

Die Walküre is the second of the four operas that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen ("The Ring of the Nibelung"), by Richard Wagner.

During the 1930s, the Inklings members J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis apparently began working on a translation of Die Walküre.[1][2]

External links

Die Walküre at Wikipedia


  1. Stefan Arvidsson, Draksjukan. Mytiska fantasier hos Tolkien, Wagner och de Vries, p.148
  2. Alex Ross, "The Ring and the Rings: Wagner vs. Tolkien", in The New Yorker, December 22, 2003