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Wagner, Wilhelm Richard

(dropped “Wilhelm” before he was 20; 1813–83). Dramatic composer, poet, essayist; b. Leipzig, Ger.; educ. Leipzig; choral dir. Würzburg 1833; active in various capacities in Magdeburg, Königsberg, Riga, Paris, Dresden, Zurich, London, and elsewhere. Works include Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; Götterdämmerung; Parsifal; Die Meistersinger van Nürnberg. See also Sachs, Hans; Wartburg.

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