Richard Wagner

Wagner Richard

Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas. Wagner revolutionised opera through his concept of the 'Gesamtkunstwerk'. He realised these ideas most fully in the first half of the four-opera cycle 'The Ring of the Nibelung'.

Name Wilhelm Richard Wagner
Country Germany
Birth date
Birth place Leirzig
Death date
Death place Venezia
Music time period Romantic

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