Descargar The Wagner Clan: The Saga of Germany s Most Illustrious and Infam ous Family en PDF de Jonathan Carr

Descargar The Wagner Clan: The Saga of Germany s Most Illustrious and Infam ous Family en PDF de Jonathan Carr año 2009

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  • Nombre del libro: The Wagner Clan: The Saga of Germany s Most Illustrious and Infam ous Family
  • Autor del libroJonathan Carr
  • Fecha de publicación: 10/4/2009
  • EditorialGROVE PRESS
  • IdiomaInglés
  • Género o ColecciónMúsica
  • ISBN: 9780802143990
  • Valoración del libro: 4.15 de un máximo de 5
  • Votos: 59
  • Autor(a) de la reseña: Valeria Martín Pérez
  • Fecha: 24/6/2018
  • Valorado con una puntuación de 4.01 de un máximo de 5
  • Páginas del PDF: 432
  • Incluye un resumen PDF de 51 páginas
  • Encuadernación: Tapa Blanda
  • Descripción o resumen: An Economist Best Book of 2007, Jonathan Carr's The Wagner Clan was roundly acclaimed upon its publication in hardcover. Hailed as "fiendishly enjoyable" by Salon.com and "masterly" and "enthralling" by The Daily Telegraph, it proves that the history of Europe and that of the Wagners are inextricably intertwined. Carr presents not only Richard Wagner himself-composer, philosopher, philanderer, failed revolutionary, and virulent anti-Semite-but also a colorful cast of historical figures who feature in Wagner's story: Franz Liszt (whose illegitimate daughter Cosima married Wagner); the "mad King" Ludwig II, who saved Wagner from penury by becoming his sponsor; Friedrich Nietzsche; Arthur Schopenhauer; Richard Strauss; Gustav Mahler; Arturo Toscanini; Joseph Goebbels; Hermann Goring; and the "Wolf" himself, Adolf Hitler, a passionate fan of the Master's music and an adopted uncle to Wagner's grandchildren. Wagner's British-born daughter-in-law, Winifred, was a close friend of Hitler's and seemed momentarily positioned to marry him after the death of her husband. All through the war the Bayreuth Festival, begun by the Master himself, was supported by Hitler, who had to fill the audience with fighting men and SS officers. After the war's devastation, the festival was dark for a decade until Wagner's offspring-with characteristic ambition and cunning-revived it. With the sweeping scope of a Wagnerian opera, The Wagner Clan is a riveting chronicle of the ascent, decline, and rehabilitation of the German nation and its most infamous family.
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