The Visionary Composer
Epic and monumental. Known for his innovative approach to opera and his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk (total artwork).
Wherever I turn, whatever I do, I find myself standing alone before the infinite greatness of this world.
Richard Wagner was a German composer and conductor. His music is characterized by its expansive structures, rich orchestration, and profound emotional impact. Wagner's operas revolutionized the art form and continue to be celebrated for their grandeur and dramatic power.
Tristan und Isolde, "Der Ring des Nibelungen," "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg"
February 13, 1883
May 22, 1813