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Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner: The Lighter Side

Richard WagnerThis unique, entertaining, and eclectic book about Richard Wagner features a wide range of curious facts, lively anecdotes, and thought-provoking quotations relating to the man and his music. Author Terry Quinn presents hundreds of tidbits and features on each of the composer’s 13 operas and the challenges encountered in staging them. He explores Wagnerian directors, conductors, singers, key people in his life, as well as his dysfunctional family. The book is illustrated by colorful photographs, old and new, as well as reproductions of rare ephemera.

Richard Wagner: The Lighter Side, by Terry Quinn, www.amadeuspress.com