By John Louis DiGaetani

this can be a new biography of the German composer Richard Wagner, 2 hundred years after his delivery, re-examining his lifestyles in mild of recent files and new sensibilities. due to the fact global struggle II Wagner has usually been wrongly linked to Adolf Hitler simply because Hitler cherished Wagner’s track and used it in Nazi propaganda. yet Wagner died in 1883—fifty years sooner than Hitler’s regime. it's time to have a clean examine Wagner’s lifestyles with out the Nazi institutions. His lifestyles used to be a chain of abandonments and traumas for the self-destructive yet artistic genius, as he attempted to outlive as a contract composer within the adversarial environments of nineteenth century Germany.

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