HASA Resources

Character Bios

Maglor

Meaning: From Quenya Makalaure, usually interpreted as 'forging gold'

Other Names: Kanafinwe ( Kano), meaning 'strong voiced'

Location(s): Valinor, Beleriand (Maglor's Gap)

Race/Species: Elf

Type/Kind: Noldor

Title(s): The Mighty Singer

Dates: Age of the Trees - ?

Parents: Father: Feanor; Mother: Nerdanel

Siblings: Maedhros, Celegorm, Caranthir, Curufin, Amrod, Amras

Spouse: Yes, but name not given

Children: N/A

Description:
Maglor was a poet, a skilled harper and the greatest singer of all the Elves save Daeron of Doriath (The Silmarillion, QS, Ch. 24 - Of the Voyage of Earendil and the War of Wrath). After the Kinslaying at Alqualonde, he composed the Noldolante, or Fall of the Noldor.
Maglor was the most temperate of Feanor's seven sons; the only one who tried to relinquish his claim to the Silmarils.
Of his outward appearance, nothing is known, but his hair was probably dark.

Contributors:
Finch, 12.30.02, 01.01.03

Related Library Entries

Characters Search

      

View all Bios

Full Text Search


Search runs slowly