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Richard Wagner
   composed the opera   
The Flying Dutchman
It was written to be performed without an intermission
Richard Wagner
   composed the opera   
Parsifal
Wagner called it "A Festival Play for the Consecration of the Stage"
Richard Wagner
   composed the opera   
Tannhäuser
The revised "Paris version" is the most frequently performed today
Richard Wagner
   composed the opera   
Lohengrin
Famous for the Bridal Chorus known as "Here Comes the Bride"
Richard Wagner
   composed the opera   
Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg
Requires around five hours to perform
Richard Wagner
   composed the opera   
Der Ring Des Nibelungen
Wagner took 26 years to write it (1848-1874)
Richard Wagner
   composed the opera   
Tristan Und Isolde
Liszt made several piano transcriptions of the opera
Richard Wagner
   was born on   
May 22, 1813
German composer primarily known for his operas
Richard Wagner
   was born in   
Leipzig, Germany
German composer who fundamentally changed European musical, literary, and theatrical life
Richard Wagner
   was born in   
Germany
Opera composer of the Ring Cycle and Tristan und Isolde, others
Richard Wagner
   composed   
"Les Adieux De Marie Stuart"
Text by Jean de Béranger
Richard Wagner
   composed   
"Wesendonck Lieder"
Five song cycle to poems by Mathilde Wesendonck
Richard Wagner
   composed   
"Sieben Kompositionen Zu Goethes Faust"
Op. 5
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold)
(1869) The first of Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung).
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Der Fliegende Hollander(The Flying Dutchman)
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Der Ring Des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung)
A cycle of four operas: Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried, and Gotterdammerung. Spoofed in the modern musical theater comedy "Das Barbecue".
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg)
(1868) The original story was conceived by Wagner. Distinguished from the bulk of Wagner's work as a departure due to his use of ryhmed verse, arias, choruses, and a quintet. Another feature that marks it as a quirk in Wagner's oeuvre: it contains a ballet.
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Die Walkure (The Valkyrie)
(1870) The source of the famous "Ride of the Valkyries", which you may recognize as the melody Macintosh chose for its classic flying toaster screen-saver. You young'uns won't know that one.
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods)
(1876) The title is a German translation of the Norse word "Ragnarok". Prophesied in Norse mythology, Ragnarok is a war between the gods which ultimately brings about the end of the world.
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Lohengrin
(1850) The story is based on medieval Germanic lore.
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Parsifal
(1882) Wagner's last opera, from the epic poem "Parzival" by Wolfram von Eschenbach. The story of Parsifal's quest for the Holy Grail.
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Siegfried
(1876) The third of Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung).
Richard Wagner
   composed   
The Siegfried Idyll
Composed as a birthday present Wagner's second wife after the birth of their son in 1869
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Tannhauser
(1845) Based on German legends.
Richard Wagner
   composed   
Tristan Und Isolde
(1859) Often cited as the seed or genesis of the atonal movement that began in the 20th century.
Richard Wagner
   is buried in   
House Wahnfried, Bayreuth, Germany
Composer, d. 1883
1850
      
Richard Wagner Premiered Lohengrin
Richard Wagner's Father-in-law is Franz Liszt
   is   
True
Famous Hungarian pianist / composer






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