Analysis Of Richard Wagner 's ' The Raven '

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Richard Wagner was born May 22, 1813 in Leipzig, Germany ( Wagner was a very important person in the nineteenth century due to his poetic writing and criticism ( He introduced the concept of leitmotiv (recurring musical theme that has to do with a person, place, or thing in the opera.) plot development in operas ( Wagners parents didn’t make a lot money so he was in poverty most of his life ( Wagner’s dad, Carl Friedrich Wagner, was a clerk in a police station and his mother, Johanna Rosine, was unemployed ( Richard was born during the Napoleonic Wars, a series of conflicts between the French and English nations (history of Joseph-Nicéphore Niepce took the first photograph ( Slavery was abolished in the British Empire in 1833 ( Edgar Allan Poe published his poem the raven in 1845 ( Abraham Lincoln presented his anti-slavery speech in Springfield in 1858 ( The first U.S transcontinental railroad was made in 1869 ( The first Kentucky derby happened in 1875 ( All of these things happened throughout Richard Wagner’s life. Richard Wagner was the youngest child out of the nine kids that Carl Friedrich Wagner and Johanna Rosine had ( Sixth months after Richard was born his father Carl Friedrich Wagner died of typhus

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