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Richard Wagner.

W. H. Hadow

Richard Wagner.

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Published by Thornton Butterworth in London .
Written in English

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  • Wagner, Richard, -- 1813-1883.

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    SeriesThe home university library of modern knowledge
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    Open LibraryOL13819661M

    InJulie, the wife of his friend Karl Ritter, began Richard Wagner. book pay him a small pension which she maintained until Liszt conducted the premiere in Weimar in August Nor was it long before Wagner had had his first taste of the theater: "After being terrified by The Orphan and the Murderer and The Two Galley Slaves and similar plays that traded in gothic horror and that featured my father [Ludwig Geyer] in the role of the villains, I was obliged to appear in a number of comedies. He settled in Switzerland, first in Zurich and then near Lucerne.

    New York: Metropolitan Books, He remained an adherent of Schopenhauer for the rest of his life. Richard Wagner. book, Mendelssohn had converted to Lutheranism as a child. While still at school, he not only developed a burning enthusiasm for the stage as the only thing that gave meaning to his life—after all, many other budding actors have felt the same—but he also wanted to write his own plays and in that way to create his own world of the theater both as an actor and in his own imagination.

    He goes on to explain how Above all in Baudelaire, where they are more numerous still, reminiscences of this kind are clearly less fortuitous and therefore, to my mind, unmistakable Richard Wagner. book their significance. No one who knew him was left untouched; many wrote about the experience. Also, his optimistic social philosophy had yielded to a metaphysicalworld-renouncing pessimism, nurtured by his discovery of the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer. Assessment Wagner's operas represent the fullest musical and theatrical expression of German romanticism. Wagner, settled into his new-found domesticity, turned his energies towards completing the Ring cycle.


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