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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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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.
According to the Los Angeles Sherriff's Department, Wagner is not a suspect at this time but it is still very early on in the investigation.
He is a friend of Katharina Wagner, a great-granddaughter of Wagner and co-director of the Bayreuth festival.
It seems that Wagner set particular expectations for Ludwig.
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.
Eva Pasquier-Wagner, 64, and Katharina Wagner, 31, took over the festival from their ailing father, Wolfgang, and are committed to making the event, which is a high point in the classical music calendar, modern.
Rather than grim Bastilles, as the English working class referred to nineteenth-century workhouses, Wagner finds that poorhouses were humane institutions that adapted to their residents even as residents themselves shaped aspects of institutional life and exerted influence on poorhouse managers.
Wagner continued, "The figures quoted in sales brochures for fuel economy, emission levels and 0-100 km/h acceleration times are the next obstacle to overcome when selling a vehicle equipped with an automatic transmission.
Steve Wagner gives tarot readings and hypnotizes people for a living.
The pronouncements in Mother Parsifal are absolute ("The music of Wagner loves itself"), the gestures grand (a brandishing of weapons or a military salute).