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Famous bearer: Wieland Wagner was the grandson of composer Richard Wagner, theatre director and leader of Bayreuth, with his brother Wolfgang.
-- Patria-Sue  6/29/2008
The original and most famous was Wieland Der Schmied, or Weyland the Smith, of such ancient works as Der Nibelungenlied, Beowulf, Dietrich von Bern, Deor, and Waldere, where he is described as the most famous sword-smith, weapons, and tools maker. He made many famous swords. Such as Nothung/Balmung and Durandart/e.

He was also in the story where he fell in Love with the Swan Maiden Schwanhilde.
-- Wieland_Der_Schmied  6/22/2016

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