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.
Biography, complete files offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Recommended discography, links.
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.
Biographical sketch, caricature, summaries of operatic, dramatic, and orchestral music, and songs, plus Naxos discography.
Directory of free MP3 audio recordings, biographical material, works list, and links from Classic Cat.
Brief biography, portrait, selected works, quotes, discography, suggested reading, other resources, chronology, and related articles from Humanities Web.
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.
Detailed description of The Ring.
Complete English translation.
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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