Richard Wagner.

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  • Birth of Richard Wagner in Leipzig

    Birth of Richard Wagner in  Leipzig
    Soon received the artistic influences of his family
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    Richard Wagner

  • Wagner was enrolled at Pastor Wetzel's school at Possendorf.

    Wagner was enrolled at Pastor Wetzel's school at Possendorf.
    Where he received some piano instruction from his Latin teacher.
  • Geyer died.

    Geyer died.
    when Richard was eight years.
  • The family had moved back to Leipzig.

    The family had moved back to Leipzig.
  • He first heard Beethoven's 7th Symphony.

    He first heard Beethoven's 7th Symphony.
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    Wagner's first lessons in harmony.

    with Christian Gottlieb Müller.
  • He saw the dramatic soprano Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient on stage.

    He saw the dramatic soprano Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient on stage.
  • Saw the dramatic soprano Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient on stage

    Saw the dramatic soprano Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient on stage
    Became his ideal fusion of music and drama in opera
  • He enrolled at the University of Leipzig.

    He enrolled at the University of Leipzig.
    Where he became a member of the Studentenverbindung Corps Saxonia Leipzig.
  • Wagner's older brother Karl Albert managed to obtain Richard a position as choir master in Würzburg.

    Wagner's older brother Karl Albert managed to obtain Richard a position as choir master in Würzburg.
  • After Das Liebesverbot disaster, the couple moved to Königsberg

    After Das Liebesverbot disaster, the couple moved to Königsberg
    Where she helped him find a job in the theater
  • Minna Planer and Richard Wagner were married

    Minna Planer and Richard Wagner were married
  • Wagner moved to the city of Riga

    Wagner moved to the city of Riga
    Became musical director of the local opera
  • Minna Wagner abandoned by another man

    Minna Wagner abandoned by another man
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    Minna returns

    But the relationship never completly recompose
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    Where Richard made a scant living writing articles.

    Arranging operas by other composers, largely on behalf of the Schlesinger publishing house.
  • Wagner moved to Dresden

    Where Rienzi was staged to considerable acclaim
  • He staged there The Flying Dutchman

  • He staged there Tannhäuser.

  • After completing Lohengrin, the last of his operas of the middle period

  • Widespread discontent in Dresden came to a head.

    Widespread discontent in Dresden came to a head.
    When King Frederick Augustus II of Saxony rejected a new constitution. The May Uprising broke out, in which Wagner played a minor supporting role. The incipient revolution was quickly crushed by an allied force of Saxon and Prussian troops, and warrants were issued for the arrest of the revolutionaries. Wagner had to flee, first visiting Paris and then settling in Zurich.
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    Wagner spent the next twelve years in exile

  • His first publishing

    His first publishing
    Was published during his first years in Zurich and was formed by a number of prominent trials.
  • Minna gradually fell into a deep depression

    Minna gradually fell into a deep depression
  • Wagner met Mathilde Wesendonck, the wife of a silk merchant Otto Wesendonck in Zürich

    Wagner met Mathilde Wesendonck, the wife of a silk merchant Otto Wesendonck in Zürich
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    The composer was falling in love with the wife of his employer

    Although it appeared that corresponded Mathilde of their feelings, it had no intention of endangering her marriage.
  • Third Opera

    Third Opera
    Then he began to work on the third opera, Siegfried call, but only finished the first two events before deciding to leave the work aside to concentrate on a new idea: Tristan e Isolda
  • The difficult romance ended

    The difficult romance ended
    When Minna intercepted a letter from Wagner to Mathilde
  • After the resulting confrontation

    Wagner leaves Zurich alone, bound for Venice.
  • policy that lifted the ban on Wagner was in Germany

    policy that lifted the ban on Wagner was in Germany
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    Wagner's Tristan and Isolde attempted to produce in Vienna

    Despite numerous trials, the opera was not represented and earned a reputation as "impossible", which increased the financial problems of the composer.
  • The couple separated permanently

    The couple separated permanently
  • Wagner took an unexpected turn

    Wagner took an unexpected turn
    When King Ludwig II ascended the throne at the age of 18 years
  • Premiere of Wagner's first in 15 years

    Premiere of Wagner's first in 15 years
    In the National Theater Munich
  • Forced the King

    To ask the composer to leave the city
  • Mathilde Wesendonck died

    Mathilde Wesendonck died
    Wagner said he was not able to travel to his funeral due to "swollen finger"
  • Finished his opera "Los maestros cantores de Núremberg"

    Finished his opera "Los maestros cantores de Núremberg"
  • "Los maestros cantores de Núremberg" premiered in Munich

    "Los maestros cantores de Núremberg"  premiered in Munich
  • Cosima von Hans convinced Bull to provide him with divorce

    Cosima von Hans convinced Bull to provide him with divorce
    but did not materialize until after she had two more children and were married Wagner
  • Wagner returned to the composition of Siegfried.

    Wagner returned to the composition of Siegfried.
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    ''El ocaso de los dioses''

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    ''El oro del Rin'' and ''La valquiria''

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    The marriage to Cosima lasted to the end of his life

  • Richard and Cosima were married.

    Richard and Cosima were married.
  • ending Act III of Siegfried

  • Release of the full cycle

    Once the construction of the Festspielhaus.
  • Wagner began working on his last opera ''Parsifal''

    Wagner began working on his last opera ''Parsifal''
  • second Festival for the premiere of the new opera

  • Wagner died

    Wagner died
    Because of a heart attack