Chamberlain, Houston Stewart, 1855-1927Alternative names
Exponent of racial theories and supporter of Richard Wagner. British-born yet opted for Germany nationality.
From the description of Autograph letter signed from Chamberlain to unidentified correspondent, Vienna, 1892 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384590
English writer on music.
From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 23 October 1906, to an unidentified dealer, 1906 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564274
Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855-1927) was a British-born author; he wrote on political philosophy, natural science, and German composer Richard Wagner. Chamberlain lived in Germany from his late teens or early twenties onward and became a German citizen in 1916; in his later life he wrote extensively in support of his adopted country and its policy of Nordic supremacy.
W. Ashton Ellis was a biographer of German composer Richard Wagner, and author of the exhaustive multi-volume biography, Life of Richard Wagner .
From the guide to the Houston Stewart Chamberlain Letter, 1895, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)
- Music--Germany--19th century--History and criticism
- Music publishing--Germany--History--19th century
- Music--19th century
- Composers--19th century.--Germany
- Germany (as recorded)