The muse sisters

Melpomene is the muse of tragedy, she has eight other muse sisters that are all involved in art and culture. She is mentioned to be one of the goddesses of the arts. 


Melpomene's sisters are Calliope, Clio, Urania, Erato, Thalia, Euterpe, Terpsichore and Polyhymnia


Their parents are Zeus and Mnemosyne.


She wears a dark turqoise dress, and she holds a mask that is in the shape of a sad face. Thalia, on the other hand, holds a mask in the shape of a happy face. 


Melpomene has also made her cartoon debut in Disney's 1997 animated film, Hercules. She plays the third
Muses - Disney

(left to right): Thalia, Melpomene, Calliope, Clio, and Terpsichore.

best role as a muse there. The first being the leader, Calliope, and the next being Thalia. 

Personality Edit

Melpomene is the tragic muse of tragedy, and she normally takes the lead role in the negative parts of a song. 


She has the longest hair which is curly, and she is one of the tallest muses there. Like in the real myth, her hair is seen as long as well. 

Greek nameEdit

Melpomene's official Greek name is Μελπομενη.

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