noun (in German and Scandinavian mythology)
Words nearby erlking
Origin of erlking
Examples from the Web for erlking
Angela was left crying over the beauty of "The Erlking," the last song rendered.The "Genius"|Theodore Dreiser
But in the boy's brain the Erlking has already raised his enticing whisper.
The voice of the Erlking is a continuous, soft, uninterrupted stream of tone, upon which the whispered words are hung.
“The Erlking” of Schubert is especially hinted at, just as the first movement was prophetic of Beethoven.Critical & Historical Essays|Edward MacDowell
They found the composer all aglow, reading the “Erlking” aloud to himself.How to Appreciate Music|Gustav Kobb