Richard Wagner

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(18131883)

Wilhelm Richard Wagner

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Works:

Das Rheingold (The Ring of the Nibelung) (1869)

Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) (1843)

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Master-Singers of Nuremberg) (1868)

Die Walküre (The Valkyrie) (1870)

Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods) (1876)

Lohengrin (1850)

Parsifal (1882)

Rienzi (1842)

Siegfried (1876)

Tannhäuser (1845)

Tristan und Isolde (1865)

Filmography as Composer:

ludwig-1972

Ludwig
1972
Director: Luchino Visconti
Starring: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider

 

 

Wagner in Art:

Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904)
Tannhäuser
1886
Cleveland Museum of ArtCleveland

 

 

Renoir, Auguste (1841-1919)
Richard Wagner
c.1900
Victoria and Albert MuseumLondon

 

Born May 22 1813 Leipzig (Germany)
Died February 13 1883 Venezia (Italia)
Cause of death Heart Failure
Wife Cosima Liszt (1837-1930)
Father-in-law Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Occupation Composer Conductor Musician
Occupation Theatre Director Writer