Mark Duley Instructor Jones Music 150 12 November 2015 Wagner, the Art of Life May 22, 1813, Leipzig, Modern-Day Germany; a boy is born to a baker’s daughter and clerk. Unbeknownst to them, this boy would go on to challenge the very idea of musical, its relation to life, and its role as an art. Wagner will come into his age and our modern age defined as many things; racist, genius, poet, philosopher, politician, and musician. So what is Wagner, why should we care and how can someone who died before
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