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Minstrel of Gondor

Minstrel of Gondor is a concept which has only appeared in an adaptation of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Minstrel of Gondor
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Minstrel of Gondor from The Return of the King (1980 film)
Biographical Information
Notable forHe composed the ballad "Frodo of the Nine Fingers".
Physical Description
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBlack

The Minstrel of Gondor is a character performed by Glenn Yarbrough who appears in the 1980 animated adaptation of The Return of the King. He appears only in the film's framing device as entertainment at Bilbo Baggins' 129th birthday party in Rivendell, and relates the tale of Frodo's quest to destroy Bilbo's old ring, singing various songs in the process.