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Where was Richard Wagner born?
What was the name (in German) of his first attempt at a serious Opera?
What university did Wagner enroll in?
What was the proper maiden name of his first wife?
What was the name of Wagner's first successful opera?
Where was the uprising of 1849, in which Wagner played a minor part, and for which he had to flee?
Where did he go to first, before settling in Switzerland?
Wagner was responsible for creating a new style of opera, in 2 words, what was it called?
A later figure in German history was a passionate devotee of Wagner, due to his anti-semitic attitude; who was he/she?
What is the name of Wagner's only comic opera?
Wagner's greatest composition was begun in the 1850s, and not first performed until 1876. What is it called?
Who became Wagner's main patron in 1864?
Who married Wagner in 1870, after leaving her first husband for him? (The answer must be her married last name)
What was the name of the town where Wagner built a theater solely for staging his works?
Who conducted the first festival, referred to in the previous question?
What was the name of Wagner's last opera?
When was this opera completed?
Wagner's operas are extremely challenging.....especially for the stamina and acting ability......a male example would be Siegfried.....what is the singing style of such a role know
Wagner had 1 child with Cosima, who also became a composer. What is his/her name?
When did Wagner die?

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