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Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22nd May 1813 in Leipzig, Germany – 13th February 1883 in Venice, Italy) was an influential German composer, conductor, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his s (or "music dramas" as he later came to call them). His compositions, particularly those of his later period, are notable for their contrapuntal texture, rich harmonies and orchestration, and elaborate use of leitmotifs: themes associated with specific characters, locales, or plot elements. Wagner's chromatic musical language prefigured later developments… read more

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  • One of the biggest and greatest hearts humanity has had the pleasure to meet.
  • @tumultodevozes nah mate that does not sound like something prejudiced against opera. His Siegfried Idyll sym.poem is one of my fav symphonic poems and that's why i feel sad that he didn't compose more works like this one. I'm not sayin that i'm gonna take his opera works and force him to compose symphonic ones . Lol.
  • It took some time to appreciate his genius...
  • actually, Nietzsche said that Wagner's music saved him of becoming a "decadent",
  • "Sadly Wagner didn't write more symphonies. But I must be happy with what he already composed." Nonsense! Wagnerian art was conceived intrinsically as operistic. This sort of lament sounds like prejudiced against opera.
  • eterno lacrador
  • Gênio eternizado.
  • Love this Music
  • Never get tired of the Lohengrin prelude to the first act.
  • The richest melodies and harmonies I've ever heard. Especially in the Tristan und Isolde opera. Is there any composer who is better than Wagner? I doubt it.

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