Saturday, January 19, 2008

Wagner, Richard(1)

(1813-1883), German composer, he was influenced by Beethoven, enrolled at the Leipzig University, traveled to London, Paris, and settle briefly in Dresden. Due to his revolutionary activities, he fled to Zurich and continued to compose most of his major works which were performed in Munich, Weimar conducted by Liszt, van Bulow. In autumn of 1882, Wagner and his family left for Venice, and he died the following year.

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