Euterpe was one of the nine Muses, the goddesses of music, song and dance.
Residence: Mount Olympus
Parents: Zeus and Mnemosyne
Siblings: The Muses
In the Classical era, when the Muses were assigned specific literary and artistic spheres, Euterpe was named Muse of lyric poetry. Her attribute was the double-flute. Euterpe’s name was derived from the Greek words eu– and terpô, meaning “giver of much delight.”