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Wagner

1. Otto. 1841--1918, Austrian architect, whose emphasis on function and structure in such buildings as the Post Office Savings Bank, Vienna (1904--06), influenced the development of modern architecture
2. (Wilhelm) Richard . 1813--83, German romantic composer noted chiefly for his invention of the music drama. His cycle of four such dramas The Ring of the Nibelung was produced at his own theatre in Bayreuth in 1876. His other operas include Tannhäuser (1845; revised 1861), Tristan and Isolde (1865), and Parsifal (1882)
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At the scene, police found cocaine and heroin in the home and arrested Wagner on suspicion (http://www.
In a way, though, Geek also offers an eloquent though implicit rebuttal of his own guiding thesis: Has Wagner continued to matter to us in the same way?
Wagner is cast in these two chapters as not only uneasy about his own musical originality, but also, given his imitation of Bellini, insecure about the national musical idiom with which his music was associated.
The acquired firm's assets will be operated under the Van Wagner brand.
A Wagner specialist, Fisch has conducted "Ring" cycles from Adelaide, Australia, to Seattle, without, of course, having the opportunity to pursue his main career interest at home in Israel.
The orchestra started rehearsing the Wagner piece, the Siegfrid Idyll, only upon their arrival in Germany Sunday due to the sensitivities in Israel.
When January 1866 came, Wagner was again a refugee who was separated not only from Ludwig but also from his future wife Cosima von Bulow.
Wagner performed a medley of Spice Up Your Life and Living La Vida Loca on Saturday's show and got through to the next week.
The settlement did not include the latter two conditions, but requires the county to provide Wagner a belated exit interview questionnaire, and to review it upon its completion by Wagner.
The two great-granddaughters of Wagner, who held their first Bayreuth Festival this weekend, have promised to reveal whether their grandmother, Winifred Wagner, slept with Hitler, the Times Online reports.
Johannis Nachts-Traum, and immediately opens our eyes to the similarities between what happens during a certain night in Shakespeare's Athens and Wagner's Nuremberg (Lysander's plea that Hermia should leave her father's house and flee with him, and the projected elopement of Walther and Eva), also the similarity of images used by Shakespeare and Wagner and the importance of moon, 'Wahn', and midsummer madness.
David Wagner challenges this common understanding in The Poorhouse: America's Forgotten Institution.