Music from Germany – Richard Wagner

Wilhelm Richard Wagner (born May 22, 1813 in Leipzig, † 13 February 1883 in Venice) was a German composer, playwright, poet, writer, theater director and conductor. With his music dramas, he is considered one of the greatest innovators of European music in the 19th century.

Today is his 200th brithday

the Opening of “Lohengrin

the Ride of the Valkyries

 

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