"In the past at the Wartburg castle there was a contest between singers"
Alleged race of Walther von der Vogelweide (approximately 1170 to 1230), von Eschenbach Wolfarm (approximately 1160 to 1220) and other famous troubadours never existed. It is a musical comedy released in 1260. He was very popular, and circulated in several variants. Wagner (1813 - 1883) took it in his work Tannhäuser.