Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner
1813 - 1883

Richard Wagner  German Composer

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Richard Wagner was previously married to Cosima Wagner (1870 - 1883) and Minna Planer (1836 - 1866).

Richard Wagner was in relationships with Mathilde Wesendonck (1857 - 1858) and Judith Gautier.

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German Composer Richard Wagner was born Wilhelm Richard Wagner on 22nd May, 1813 in Leipzig, Germany and passed away on 13th Feb 1883 Venice, Italy aged 69. He is most remembered for Here comes the Bride" & "Ride of the Valkyries. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Richard Wagner is a member of the following lists: Antisemitism, Opera librettists and Opera composers.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Dating2 1 year 6 months, 2 days -
Married2 31 years 25 years, 7 months 20 years, 1 month
Total4 31 years 13 years 1 year

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First Name Wilhelm
Middle Name Richard
Last Name Wagner
Full Name at Birth Wilhelm Richard Wagner
Alternative Name Wilhelm Richard Geyer
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd May, 1813
Birthplace Leipzig, Germany
Died 13th February, 1883
Place of Death Venice, Italy
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 5' 5½" (166 cm)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality German
Occupation Text Composer
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Here comes the Bride" & "Ride of the Valkyries
Father Carl Friedrich Wagner (father), Ludwig Geyer (step father) (playwright) (actor)
Mother Johanna Rosine Paetz Wagner-Geyer
Family Member Cosima Liszt (2nd wife), Franz Liszt (father-in-law) (composer)
Associated People Ludwig II, King of Bavaria

Wilhelm Richard Wagner ( VAHG-nər; 22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his mature works were later known, "music dramas"). Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the libretto and the music for each of his stage works. Initially establishing his reputation as a composer of works in the romantic vein of Carl Maria von Weber and Giacomo Meyerbeer, Wagner revolutionised opera through his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk ("total work of art"), by which he sought to synthesise the poetic, visual, musical and dramatic arts, with music subsidiary to drama. He described this vision in a series of essays published between 1849 and 1852. Wagner realised these ideas most fully in the first half of the four-opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung).

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Richard Wagner69 GeminiComposer
German
Cosima Wagner92 CapricornSpouse
Hungarian
Mathilde Wesendonck73 CapricornWriter
German
Minna Planer56 VirgoActress
German
Judith Gautier72 VirgoWriter
French

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
IsoldeFemale10th April, 1865156 years oldCosima Wagner
EvaFemale1867154 years oldCosima Wagner
SiegfriedMale1869152 years oldCosima Wagner

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