1813 - 1883. German Composer. (Wilhelm) Richard Wagner born in Leipzig in 1813 was the son of a civic clerk, who died soon after the composer's birth. His Mother then married a Jewish Actor, Ludwig Geyer, who died in 1821.
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Classical Archives: Richard Wagner
Biography, complete files offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Classical Net - Basic Repertoire List - Wagner
Recommended discography, links.
The High History of the Holy Graal
Detailed information about the continuation of Chretien DeTroyes' unfinished work "Perceval, or the Knight of the Grail".
Well-presented translation of the tale of Siegfried, originally written around 1200 CE, from OMACL.
Over seventy MIDI files, plus images, opera notes and links.
The mfiles page for Richard Wagner, with biography, major works, links to related composers and the Bridal chorus Sheet Music, MIDI and MP3.
Illustrated biography emphasizing his embodiment of the Romantic spirit and the chromaticism of the age from the Internet Public Library's Music History 102.
Detailed biography examining operatic and other works, writings, production innovations, anti-semitism, and other philosophical considerations with internal references, links, and illustrations.
Libretti and premiere information, creators of roles, portrait, and links from Opera Glass.
Find A Grave listing with biographical summary of his works, especially the operas. Includes portrait, pictures of grave site, and interactive memorial.
Listing at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with German lyrics to selected vocal works and cycles, some with translations.
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Biographical sketch, caricature, summaries of operatic, dramatic, and orchestral music, and songs, plus Naxos discography.
Richard Wagner directory
Directory of free MP3 audio recordings, biographical material, works list, and links from Classic Cat.
Richard Wagner: An Allegiance to Nature
Brief biography, portrait, selected works, quotes, discography, suggested reading, other resources, chronology, and related articles from Humanities Web.
The Ring Synopsis
Detailed description of The Ring.
The Story of the Volsungs (Volsunga Saga)
Complete English translation.
A Vulture is Almost an Eagle
Lecture by David Conway on Wagner's Relationship to Judaism.
The Wagner Library
Concentrates on English translations of Wagner's prose works, letters and articles.
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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