Richard Wagner

the man, his mind, and his music by Robert W. Gutman

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego

Written in English
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  • Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.,
  • Composers -- Germany -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-469) and index.

StatementRobert W. Gutman.
LC ClassificationsML410.W1 G83 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 492 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages492
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1581292M
ISBN 100156776154
LC Control Number91104731

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