Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Standard Name: Wagner, Richard
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth von Arnim||
Henning, a recent widower fifteen years older than his bride, was the only son of Graf Harry Kurt Edward von Arnim, a German ambassador who had been exiled from Germany by Bismarck because of political...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Emmuska, Baroness Orczy||
EBO loved her landowner father, Baron Bódog Orczy (who regularly used the Latin and therefore international form of his given, Hungarian name: Felix),
more than anyone else in the world, though he did not encourage...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Henry Handel Richardson||
A closer friendship formed in Leipzig was that with a young Scotsman, George Robertson , who was studying for a PhD in German literature. He reawakened Richardson's interest in books and writing, particularly when she...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Russell Mitford||
Macready praised the play, but then undermined the value of his own praise, calling it a wonderful tragedy—an extraordinary tragedy for a woman to have written.
Its popularity in London was such as to...
Pigrome, Stella. “Mary Russell Mitford”. The Charles Lamb Bulletin, Vol.
66, Charles Lamb Society, pp. 53-62.
|Leisure and Society||Mary Agnes Hamilton||
With all her busy political life and high level of publication, MAH managed to make room for life's pleasures. She mentions particularly friendship, travel, books and music: till about 1934 she was an impassioned Wagnerian
|Material Conditions of Writing||Henry Handel Richardson|
Remembered largely for his poetry, whose early publication provoked a major crisis in censorship, CB also wrote important prose, especially criticism, and translated Edgar Allan Poe 's stories into French. As a literary and art...
|Publishing||John Oliver Hobbes||
The Times carried an article by JOH , Notes on the Last Cycle at Bayreuth: a review not only of Wagner 's operatic oeuvre, but of Wagnerism as a phenomenon.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(4 September 1899): 6
Alfred Stieglitz , the editor of Camera Work, wrote to tell GS : You have undoubtedly succeeded in expressing Matisse and Picasso in words.
Writer and journalist Henri-Pierre Roché saw things differently: he...
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday, 1975.
|Textual Features||Romer Wilson||
RW establishes here two of her favourite themes: the artistic mind and the process of creation. Martin, a German composer who thinks of himself as a genius, aspires to greatness and admires Wagner . He...
|Textual Features||Henry Handel Richardson||
HHR was deeply interested in the motivations of three people: Cosima (whom she sees as denied an outlet, by her gender, for her great natural gifts), her first husband (the all-round musician Hans von Bülow
|Textual Production||Willa Cather||
In April 1925 WC formulated her own very high opinion of Wagner 's operas in her preface to Gertrude Hall 's The Wagnerian Romances (which she had first read in the blue air of New Mexico).
Cather, Willa. On Writing. Editor Tennant, Stephen, Alfred A. Knopf, 1949.
|Textual Production||Dorothy Wellesley||
DW 's prose works included a discursive and elusive autobiography, and a biography: Sir George Goldie , Founder of Nigeria, A Memoir. This was, she said, a record of her conversations with Goldie...
|Textual Production||Romer Wilson|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||John Oliver Hobbes||
She writes that the passion for Wagner among the precious and intellectually snobbish is dying out; he is less fashionable now, while Bayreuth is developing a populist, carnival aspect. Wagner snobs, she says, have been...
By 24 August 1861
Writing under the pseudonyms Edward Trevor and Neville Temple, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton and Julian Fane published the poemTannhäuser, inspired by Wagner 's libretto.
13-17 August 1876
The first cyclical performance of the four component parts of Richard Wagner 's Der Ring des Nibelungen took place in the newly-opened Festspielhaus at Bayreuth in Bavaria, Germany.
On a day during this month at Henry Wood 's Promenade Concerts , the usual Monday night Wagner concert was cancelled as a result of the outbreak of war, and replaced with works by British...
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