Tannhauser meaning
[tan-hoi-zer, -hou-; German tahn-hoi-zuh r]
Definitions of tannhauser is:
  • noun tannhauser
    a German lyric poet of the 13th century: a well-known legend tells of his stay with Venus in the Venusberg and his later repentance.
  • noun tannhauser
    (italics) an opera (1845) by Richard Wagner.
  • noun tannhauser
    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