Richard Wagner : Siegfried Idyll






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Born:
May 22, 1813 , Leipzig, Germany,
Died:
February 13, 1883 , Venice
The Artist:
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 - February 13, 1883) was an influential German composer, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his operas. His music is still widely performed, the best known pieces being the Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walkure and the Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin
Composed:
1870
Info:
Wagner composed the Siegfried Idyll as a birthday present to his second wife, Cosima, after the birth of their son Siegfried in 1869. It was first performed on Christmas morning, 25 December 1870
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