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When the music ended, Tmolus picked Apollo as the winner because he thought the sound of his lyre was the most heavenly thing he had ever heard. King Midas chose the satyr. Apollo became angry and turned Midas's ears into those of a donkey as a sign of foolishness.What did King Midas say about Apollo's tune?
One of the judges was King Midas. After hearing the two melodies, all but one of the judges chose Apollo as the winner. But one judge, King Midas, preferred Pan's tune. Furious that anyone could prefer a reedy pipe to his musical lyre, Apollo cooed, "I see the problem.Who was King Midas in Greek mythology?
The most famous King Midas is popularly remembered in Greek mythology for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold. This came to be called the golden touch, or the Midas touch. The Phrygian city Midaeum was presumably named after him, and this is probably also the Midas that according to Pausanias founded Ancyra (today known as Ankara).What gift did King Midas give to Pan?
Midas is also famous for another divine gift: the asses’ ears, which he got from Apollo as a reward for his resolution to decide in favor of Pan at the Apollo vs. Pan musical contest. The Golden Touch of King Midas