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The Life and Times of Richard Wagner (Masters of Music)

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Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany,
  • Wagner, Richard,,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Biography & Autobiography - Music,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Composers,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • 1813-1883,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8792561M
    ISBN 101584152788
    ISBN 109781584152781
    OCLC/WorldCa54365440


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Early life Wilhelm Richard Wagner was born onin Leipzig, Germany, into a middle-class family. Raised along with eight siblings, his father, Friedrich, died shortly after Richard's birth, and within the year his mother, Johanna, married Ludwig Geyer.

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Early Life. Wilhelm Richard Wagner was born onin Leipzig, Germany, and went on to become one of the world's most influential—and controversial—: Richard Wagner (rĬkh´ärt väg´nər), –83, German composer, g. Life and Work Wagner was reared in a theatrical family, The Life and Times of Richard Wagner book a classical education, and began composing at He studied harmony and the works of Beethoven and in became chorus master of the theater at Würzburg, the first of a series of theatrical positions.

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Richard Wagner was a German composer best known for his operas, primarily the monumental four-opera cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen". He was born Wilhelm Richard Wagner onin Leipzig, Germany. He was the ninth child in the family of Carl Wagner, a police clerk.

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InNietzsche published ''Richard Wagner in Bayreuth,'' a book that heaped praise on Wagner while simultaneously describing him as the seductive destroyer of all who came within his power, a Minotaur within a labyrinth.

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He was baptized at St. Thomas was the ninth child of Carl Friedrich Wagner, who was a clerk in the Leipzig police service, and his wife, Johanna Rosine (née Paetz), the daughter of a baker.

A 5 book lot about legendary German composer Richard set features a look at his life and times, his works, and his legacy. Includes a time life 3 volume set (with slipcase) and 2 stand alone books.

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She is Richard Wagner’s great-granddaughter, and her life has been dominated by the light and shade of his genius. But as a teenager growing up in Bavaria in the s and ’60s, Eva Wagner Author: Jamie Katz.

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Directed by Carl Froelich, William Wauer. With Giuseppe Becce, Olga Engl, Manny Ziener, Ernst Reicher. The story of the great German composer, from his childhood through his great triumphs in orchestral and operatic music/10(87).

Wagner's father died of typhus six months after Richard's birth, by which time Wagner's mother was living with the actor and playwright Ludwig Geyer in the Brühl, at that time the Jewish quarter of Leipzig.

Johanna and Geyer married in Augustand for the first 14 years of his life, Wagner was known as Wilhelm Richard Geyer. Best known for the challenging four-opera cycle The Ring of the Nibelung, Richard Wagner (–83) was a conductor, librettist, theater director, and essayist, in addition to being the composer of some of the most enduring operatic works in history, such as The Flying Dutchman, Tannhäuser, and Tristan and Isolde.

Though his influence on the development of European music is indisputable. Newman's masterful 4 volume Wagner biography The Life of Richard Wagner is, at last, finally available once more. Although, we originally mentioned this reprint nearly two years ago, various issues meant that its publication was delayed.

About this Item: Da Capo Press, New York, Softcover. Condition: Good. First Da Capo Press Edition. pages. Softcover. Good condition. AUSTRALIA. Written for Wagner's second wife, Cosima, and his patron, King Ludwig II, My Life runs from the composer's birth in up toand presents a sweeping view of Wagner's times and contemporaries, offering too a unique perspective on his.

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Among the greatest composers pdf the 19th century, Pdf Wagner also greatly influenced the staging of opera and theater architecture and technology. We will examine Wagner's operas and the politics of the s as well as the complicated relationship with his greatest patron, the “Mad King” Ludwig of Bavaria who sponsored the creations of.Mein Leben (German, My Life) is download pdf title given by the composer Richard Wagner to his autobiography, covering the years from his birth in to 2 The first publication.

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