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Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

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View Resource The Wagner Library

For many lovers of opera, there are composers who have written opera, and there is Richard Wagner. During his lifetime, Wagner wrote and staged some of the most detailed and densely-structured operas of the 19th century, including Gotterdammerung, Die Walkure, Das Rheingold, and Tristan und Isolde. Edited and designed by Patrick Swinkels, this Web site represents what is perhaps the most ambitious...

http://users.belgacom.net/wagnerlibrary/
View Resource Two on Wagner

In September 1876, Karl Marx found the time to complain in a letter to his daughter Jenny: "Wherever one goes these days one is pestered with the question: What do you think of Wagner?" In his life, Richard Wagner was the subject of great discussion and admiration, and his works remain immensely popular today. Taken together, these two sites represent a nice introduction to both the man and his...

http://www.wagneroperas.com/
View Resource Searching for Gemutlichkeit and Gotterdammerung, the Wagnerian faithful travel to Bayreuth

Scion's "Meistersinger" Eagerly Awaited http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/22/AR2007072200516.html Going Backstage With Bayreuth Festival Singers [Real Player] http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,2703690,00.html Opera-less in the Realm of Wagner http://travel.nytimes.com/2007/07/01/travel/01journeys.html Opera 101 [Macromedia Flash...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2007/0727
View Resource Wagner at 200

Richard Wagner's music has been featured prominently in everything from well-received stagings in Tokyo to Warner Brothers cartoons starring Bugs Bunny. His music has endured over 150 years and this website presents material related to the bicentenary of his birth in 1813. The site contains six sections, including About, Events, News, and 200 Years of Wagner. The 200 Years of Wagner is a timeline...

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http://www.wagneropera.net/