The dwarf who created a magic ring and became master of all the gold in the universe.
There's more than a passing reference to ANDVARI in Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings', but Wagner completely cribbed him for 'Ring of the Nibelungs' where he was forced to sing lustily under the name of Alberich with lots of Rhine Maidens and large Teutonic Operatic Volk wearing funny costumes and helmets with wings on. See also BRYNHILD.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Scandinavia
Gender : Male
Type : Legendary Mortal
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 651
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