Richard Wagner, Musician Richard Wagner, Musician
ReadOasis Step 2 Richard Wagner was born on May 22, 1813. He was a famous German musician and writer. He wrote operas, or "music... Richard Wagner, Musician

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Richard Wagner was born on May 22, 1813. He was a famous German musician and writer. He wrote operas, or "music dramas." Unlike many writers of opera, he wrote the words and music for all his works. Wagner's music is known for being intense, complex, and colorful. His style was new, and it changed classical music.

Wagner is also famous for his hot temper and strong opinions about music and culture. Like many Germans of his time, he spoke sharply against the Jewish people. Adol...

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