Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1813-05-22
Death 1883-02-13
Gender:
Male
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Italian, German, Spanish; Castilian, English, French

Biographical notes:

The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter.

From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065

From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

German Romantic composer, 19th century.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Wagner to Ferdinand Heine, Meudon, France, 1841 Sept. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448550

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Wagner to Gounaud (sic), Paris, 1860 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130436

From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Wagner to August Roeckel, Zürich, 1854 Jan. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445885

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Wagner to unidentified correspondent, Dresden 1844 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644839

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Wagner to Esser, Biebrich, 1862 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546609

For the complete prelude to "Tristan und Isolde," see callno.: 97.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Tristan prelude concert ending / Max Rudolf [1977]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 180124432

In 1848-1849, German composer Richard Wagner outlined a plan for the organization of a German national theater for the Kingdom of Saxony. A manuscript copy of his plan was read and considered, penciled remarks were added, and a penciled retort to these remarks added by Wagner himself. The manuscript was published in the Gesammelte Schriften in 1871, but without these remarks and with other omissions.

From the guide to the Papers relating to a manuscript copy of Richard Wagner's Entwurf zur Organisation eines deutschen Nationaltheaters für das Königreich Sachsen, 1895?, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

Richard Wagner was a German composer of operas. Joseph Niering, a bass, was cast as Hunding in the August, 1876, Bayreuth performance of Die Walküre.

From the description of ALS, 1876 Apr. 1, Bayreuth, to Jos. Niering, Darmstadt. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431383

Richard Wagner was a German composer of operas.

From the description of Letter, [186-]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652289

The German opera composer Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser was produced in French in Paris, March 13, 18, and 24, 1861.

From the description of Letters received relating to the 1861 Paris performance of Tannhäuser, 1859-1861. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431407

As a young man, the German composer Richard Wagner was in love with actress Minna Planer who later became his first wife. Minna's standing as first tragic artist in the Magdeburg theater was being threatened by a Mme. Grabowsky. Bethmann was director of the theater.

From the description of Draft of letter to be written to Director Bethmann by Minna Planer, [1835?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571062

From the guide to the Draft of letter to be written to Director Bethmann by Minna Planer, 1835?, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

Alfred Wolf was Kapellmeister of the Chemnitz Opera. Wilhelm Furtwängler was a German conductor.

From the guide to the Alfred Wolf correspondence and other papers, 1892-1930, 1920-1930, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

Richard Wagner was a German composer of operas. Joseph Niering, a bass, was cast as Hunding in the August, 1876, Bayreuth performance of Die Walküre.

From the guide to the ALS, Bayreuth, to Jos. Niering, Darmstadt, 1876 Apr. 1, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

German composer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris, n.d., February or March 1861], to M. [Alphonse] Royer, [n.d., 1861 Feb. or Mar.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678850

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Lucerne, 1 October [1871], and [n.p., n.d., Bayreuth, 20 September 1872], to Herr [Ernst Wilhelm] Fritsch, [1871] Oct. 1 and [n.d., 1872 Sept. 20]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678753

From the description of Partially printed document signed, dated : Vienna, 6 July 1878, 1876 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678931

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, [n.d., 25 December 1830], to Herr [Gottlieb] Müller, [n.d., 1830 Dec. 25]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678807

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bayreuth, 23 April 1877, to [Carl Riedel], 1877 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678837

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bayreuth, 22 February 1876, to [Franz Jauner in Vienna], 1876 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678775

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Dresden, 30 January 1844 and 5 June 1845, to [Carl Gaillard], 1844 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678759

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Penzing [near Vienna], 4 October 1863, to Minna [Wagner], 1863 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678886

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Venice, 22 March 1859, to [Wilhelm Fischer], 1859 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678911

From the description of Autograph note on his visiting card : [n.p., Bayreuth?, n.d., 1872-1883?], to Herr [Anton] Seidl, [n.d., 1872-1883?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678871

From the description of Autograph letters signed (23), and 3 written and signed by Cosima Wagner on his behalf, dated : Lucerne and Bayreuth, 1870-1875, to G.A. Bonfantini in Basel, 1870 June 17 and 1872 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678696

From the description of Autograph note signed with initials on his visiting card, dated : [Bayreuth?, 1870's?], to the notary Skutzsch [i.e Skutsch], 1870's. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678875

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Enge bei Zurich, 15 March 1851, to [Eduard Röckel], 1851 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678846

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 28 June 1853, to [Rudolf Schöneck?], 1853 June 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678863

From the description of Autograph letter signed (possibly in Cosima Wagner's hand) : [n.p., Bayreuth, n.d., after 11 March 1873], to [Ernst Wilhelm Fritsch], [n.d., after 1873 Mar. 11]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678755

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 11 August 1860, to [Count Müller?], 1860 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678805

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bayreuth, 13 May 1875, to [Karl] Eckert, 1875 May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678740

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 19 December 1855, to "Cher Prospère" [i.e. Prosper Sainton], 1855 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678856

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 24 July 1859, to [Felix] Dräseke, 1859 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678735

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 16 January 1854, to "Liebe Kapellmeisterin" [i.e. Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein], 1854 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678859

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bayreuth, 9 April 1877, to an unidentified recipient, 1877 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678929

From the description of Autograph document signed with initials, dated : [Vienna], 10 July 1881, 1881 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678934

From the description of Autograph letters signed (8), dated : Enge bei Zurich, Albisbrunn, Zurich, and St. Moritz, 1851-1853, to [Henriette Moritz in Schwerin, Breslau, and Wiesbaden], 1851 Sept. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678799

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Dresden, 29 October 1844, to [Gaspare Spontini], 1844 Oct. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678878

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Töplitz, 13 June 1842, to [his half-sister Cäcilie Avenarius], 1842 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678692

From the description of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg : autograph manuscript, signed, of the libretto : [n.p., Paris, n.d., 25-31 January 1862], [n.d., 1862 25-31 Jan.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678919

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 9 April 1869, to his brother-in-law [Gotthard Oswald Marbach], 1869 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678794

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Munich], 28 February 1865, to an unidentified recipient, 1865 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678920

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 20 November 1866, to August Röckel, 1866 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678841

From the description of Printed invitation, dated : [Paris], for Monday, 28 January [1861?], 1861 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678916

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Lucerne, 25 March 1870, and Bayreuth, 11 October 1875, to Hans Richter, 1870 Mar. 25 and 1875 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678833

From the description of Eine Pilgerfahrt zu Beethoven : manuscript : [n.p., Paris, n.d., 1840], [n.d., 1840]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678902

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to Minna Wagner, [n.d., 1840-1860]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678890

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Starnberg, 20 May 1864, to Wendelin [Weissheimer], 1864. 20 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678893

From the description of Document, dated : Lucerne, 13 October 1891, 1870 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678924

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bayreuth, 28 September 1881, to M. Feldheim, 1881 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678749

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 14 April 1869, to [Champfleury], 1869 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678725

From the description of Die noth : autograph manuscript of the poem, dated : [n.p., Dresden], 20 March 1849, 1849 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678904

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 11 November 1853, to Luise [Brockhaus, his sister], 1853 Nov. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678708

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bayreuth, 31 January 1875, to an unidentified recipient, 1875 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678927

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 28 April 1859, to [Heinrich Esser], 1859 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678913

From the description of Attente. / (Victor Hugo). Paris. 1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571087

From the description of "Dors, mon enfant!" / (Namenloser Dichter) / Paris. 1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571091

From the description of Mignonne. / (Ronsard.) / Paris. 1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571101

From the description of [Album leaf in the hand of Sir Henry Joseph Wood], 1900 Feb. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571372

From the description of [Lohengrin, WWV 75. Act III, Scene 3. Draft]. [1847?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571094

From the description of [Album leaf in the hand of Hans Richter], 1884. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568988

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 12 June 1864, to Hans von Bülow in Berlin, 1864 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678719

From the description of Autograph document signed, dated : Zurich, 9 September 1850, 1850 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678900

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 18 July 1868, to [Heinrich Esser?], 1868 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678745

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 25 February 1869, to [Jules Etienne] Pasdeloup, 1869 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678816

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 15 November 1865, to [Giovannina Lucca], 1865 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678788

From the description of Autograph letter signed, autograph document, and printed document, dated : Lucerne, 21 August 1870, to [G.A. Bonfantini in Basel], 1870 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678699

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Palermo, 25 December 1881, to [Jules Etienne] Pasdeloup in Paris, 1881 Dec. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678824

From the description of Autograph note signed with initials on his visiting card : [n.p., Strasbourg?, n.d., January 1858?], to [Josef H. Hasselmans?], [n.d., 1858 Jan.?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678772

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Bayreuth], 22 August 1882, to [Hermann] Levi, 1882 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678781

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 22 April 1860, to Herr [Paul] Bürde, 1860 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678722

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 7 October 1852, to an unidentified recipient, 1852 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678906

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d., ca. February or March 1861?], to [Giacomelli], [n.d., 1861 Feb. or Mar.?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678769

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678938

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 12 March 1842, to [Carl Gottfried] Theodor Winkler in Dresden, 1842 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678898

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 11 April 1861, to [Auguste de Gasperini], 1861 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678765

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 12 October 1850, to [Eduard von Bülow], 1850 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678712

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Dresden, n.d., February 1846?], to Conzertmeister [Franz] Schubert, [n.d., 1846 Feb.?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678870

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 16 March 1858, to [Theaterdirektor Thomé], 1858 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678882

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Dresden, 18 February 1846, to F[erdinand] David in Leipzig, 1846 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678730

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 31 January 1869, to M. [Francesco] Lucca, 1869 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678785

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Dresden, 1 July 1848, to E. Arnold, art dealer in Dresden, 1848 July 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678688

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Zurich, 11 July 1858, to Blandine [Ollivier], 1858 July 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678813

From the description of Der Tannenbaum. / (Gedicht von Scheuerlin [sic] / Riga. 1838. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571109

From the description of [Album leaf in the hand of Arturo Toscanini], 1933 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270570032

From the description of [Album leaf in the hand of Hermann Levi], 1889 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919835

From the description of Autograph letters signed (4), dated : Lucerne, 19 February and [23 July] 1869, 6 February 1872, and Bayreuth, 4 October [i.e. November] 1877, to Hans Richter in Munich and Budapest, 1869 Feb. 19 and 1877 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678827

From the description of Die Walküre. / Wotan's / Abschied und Feuerzauber. / Herr Simons. / RW. [1864?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571115

From the description of [Das Rheingold. Concert ending] : autograph manuscript, [1862?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902305

From the description of [Album leaf in the hand of Alfred Hertz], 1915 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566399

From the description of [Lohengrin : 2 measures from Act III, Scene 3]. [1860?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571099

From the description of [Rienzi. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1849 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571106

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Zurich], 2 February 1853, to [Franz Brendel], 1853 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678704

From the description of Autograph note : [n.p., Lucerne?, n.d., ca. 1870?], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d., ca. 1870?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678922

From the description of [Album leaf in the hand of Felix Mottl], 1903 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919843

The German opera composer Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser was produced in French in Paris, March 13, 18, and 24, 1861.

From the guide to the Letters received relating to the 1861 Paris performance of Tannhäuser, 1859-1861, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

German composer and conductor.

From the description of Manuscript document, dated : Lucerne, 13 October 1892, 1892 Oct. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270967244

German composer and poet.

From the description of Letter, 1873 September 15 : Bayreuth to Alfred Forman, London. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852807

From the description of Letter, 1854 July 28 : to Princess Carolyn von Sayn-Wittgenstein. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852801

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Subjects:

  • Óperas--Fragmentos--Partes de apuntar
  • Operas--Excerpts--Parts
  • Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Vocal scores
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with band--Scores
  • Funeral music
  • Woodwind nonets (Bassoon, contrabassoon, English horn (2), oboe (5)), Arranged--Parts
  • Popular instrumental music--1901-1910
  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Óperas--Fragmentos--Arreglos--Partes de apuntar y partes--Manuscrito
  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Music--Germany
  • Musical sketches
  • Óperas--Fragmentos--Partes
  • Orchestral music--Parts
  • Operas--Parts
  • Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Excerpts--Scores
  • Incidental music--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores
  • Music--Austria
  • Symphonies (Band)--Scores
  • Orchestral music
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Parts
  • Ballets--parts
  • Overtures
  • Opera--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Opera--Scores
  • Overtures--Scores
  • Conductors (Music)
  • Óperas--Fragmentos--Partituras
  • Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores
  • Overtures (Band), Arranged--Parts
  • Marches
  • Operas--Excerpts
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Unspecified instruments (4))--Scores
  • Óperas--Partituras vocales con piano (2)
  • Band music, Arranged--Scores
  • Manuscripts--German
  • Opera
  • Operas--Librettos
  • Cantatas, Secular (Men's voices)--Scores
  • Music--19th century
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices), Unaccompanied
  • Composers, German
  • Band music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Composers--Correspondence
  • Symphonies (Piano)--Excerpts, Arranged
  • Opera--Excerpts, Arranged--Parts
  • Double bass--Orchestral excerpts
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Operas--Excerpts, arranged
  • Música--Manuscritos
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices), unaccompanied
  • Composers--19th century--Correspondence
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Scores and parts
  • Opera--19th century
  • Septets (2 pianos, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, double bass), Arranged
  • Trios (Piano, clarinet, viola), Arranged--Parts
  • Harp--Orchestral excerpts
  • Musicians--Correspondence
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra--Parts
  • Band music, Arranged--Parts
  • Prompt-book
  • Operas--Librettos--19th century
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs with piano
  • Marchas (Orquesta)--Partes
  • Chamber orchestra music, Arranged--Scores
  • Overtures (Band), Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Overtures--Parts
  • Overtures (Band), Arranged--Scores

Occupations:

  • Composers--19th century.--Germany
  • Basses (Singers)
  • Composers
  • Conductors (Music)

Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • New Jersey--Princeton (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany--Bayreuth (as recorded)