Section VIPlaces of life, places of creation

Wagner, the first European composer! If the composer’s name sounds more German than the word "Germany", the artist, himself always in search of notoriety and success that he could not find within the borders of the German Empire, went into exile in his early years to find recognition... elsewhere. These new horizons, Wagner would seek them from London to Saint Petersburg, through Paris, Venice or Zurich, places that were as much living places as they were places of musical creation and artistic inspiration.

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LEIPZIG  (places of life, places of creation)

LEIPZIG (places of life, places of creation)

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DRESDEN  (places of life, places of creation)

DRESDEN (places of life, places of creation)

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MAGDEBURG  (places of life, places of creation)

MAGDEBURG (places of life, places of creation)

MAGDEBURG It was at the invitation of the Magdeburg Bethmann Theatre Company that Wagner took on the position of music director of the company during the 1834 summer season in Bad Lauchstädt, where the troupe gave performances during the summer. Right away, everything displeased Wagner in this provincial town, especially the presence of the "spa...

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KÖNIGSBERG  (places of life, places of creation)

KÖNIGSBERG (places of life, places of creation)

KÖNIGSBERG After the failure he suffered in Magdeburg, Richard Wagner was deep in debt; the composer and music director of the troupe of which he tried a final rescue personally went into debt. Having to find a new job, Wagner went to Berlin for the first time in May 1836, hoping to be appointed as...

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RIGA (places of life, places of creation)

RIGA (places of life, places of creation)

RIGA On August 21, 1837, Richard Wagner landed alone in Riga, with the prospect of occupying the post of conductor at the town theatre. Before leaving Berlin and in a desperate attempt to bring Minna back to the marital home (the couple had gone through many "crises" during their first years together), the composer wrote...

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LONDON  (places of life, places of creation)

LONDON (places of life, places of creation)

RICHARD WAGNER’S THREE STAYS IN LONDON Less famous and less disastrous than the Parisian episodes, but still disappointing, Richard Wagner made some trips to London with the same goal as Paris: to conquer the foreign public! Back to Richard Wagner's three London trips and his attempts to get his "Music of the Future" accepted outside...

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PARIS  (places of life, places of creation)

PARIS (places of life, places of creation)

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PIRNA-GRAUPA  (places of life, places of creation)

PIRNA-GRAUPA (places of life, places of creation)

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ZURICH  (places of life, places of creation)

ZURICH (places of life, places of creation)

ZURICH This article does not yet exist in the language requested. If you want to write it, and thereby enrich our collection, contact us and join our editorial team. Meanwhile, we invite you to discover the article in French.    

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VENICE (places of life, places of creation)

VENICE (places of life, places of creation)

VENICE Wagner and Venice, Venice and Wagner... The names of the most famous German composer and of the most romantic Italian city there is resonated together like an obvious fact… Tristan's reminiscences with the plaintive singing of the gondoliers in the background and culminating with the death of the master on the notes of The...

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GENEVA  (places of life, places of creation)

GENEVA (places of life, places of creation)

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VIENNA (places of life, places of creation)

VIENNA (places of life, places of creation)

VIENNA This article does not yet exist in the language requested. If you want to write it, and thereby enrich our collection, contact us and join our editorial team.  

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BIEBRICH (places of life, places of creation)

BIEBRICH (places of life, places of creation)

BIEBRICH This article does not yet exist in the language requested. If you want to write it, and thereby enrich our collection, contact us and join our editorial team.

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MUNICH (places of life, places of creation)

MUNICH (places of life, places of creation)

MUNICH This article does not yet exist in the language requested. If you want to write it, and thereby enrich our collection, contact us and join our editorial team.

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TRIBSCHEN (places of life, places of creation)

TRIBSCHEN (places of life, places of creation)

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BAYREUTH (places of life, places of creation)

BAYREUTH (places of life, places of creation)

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SOUTH ITALY AND SICILIA (places of life, places of creation)

SOUTH ITALY AND SICILIA (places of life, places of creation)

ITALY SOUTH AND SICILIA This article does not yet exist in the language requested. If you want to write it, and thereby enrich our collection, contact us and join our editorial team.

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