Richard Wagner (I) (1813–1883)


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Richard Wagner was a German composer best known for his operas, primarily the monumental four-opera cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen". He was born Wilhelm Richard Wagner on May 22, 1813, in Leipzig, Germany. He was the ninth child in the family of Carl Wagner, a police clerk. Richard was only six months old when his father died, and he was brought ... See full bio »

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Watchmen Soundtrack
(2009)
The Running Man Soundtrack
(1987)
The Commuter Soundtrack
(2018)

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 2012/I The Dark Side (Short) (music) (completed)
  Horror Hotel (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2021) (music - 1 episode, 2020)
- Waxworks (2021)
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (2020) ... (music)
 2021 Parsifal (TV Movie) (music)
 2020 Cabeza Perdida (Short) (music)
 2020 Sommernachtskonzert Schönbrunn (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 September 2020 (2020) ... (music by)
 2020 The Year of Living Locked Up (composer)
 2020/II Siegfried (music)
 2020 Wagner: Tannhäuser (Video) (music)
 2008-2020 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (music by - 11 episodes)
- Wagner: Der Fliegende Holländer (2020) ... (music by)
- Wagner: Die Walküre (2019) ... (music by)
- Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (2016) ... (music by)
- Wagner: Tannhäuser (2015) ... (music by)
- Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2014) ... (music by)
 2020 Flit (Short)
 2019/II Valerie
 2019 Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (Video) (music)
 2018 Genius Loci (Short)
 2018 Andalusian Origins (Short)
 2018 Valcaba (Documentary short)
 2017 Bedeviled Territory (Short) (stock music)
 2017 Das Rheingold (Short)
 2017 Wagner: Parsifal (Video) (music by)
 2017 Wagner: Lohengrin (Video) (music)
 2017 Parsifal (Video) (music by)
 2017 Opéra de Monte-Carlo (TV Series) (soundtrack - 1 episode)
- Tannhäuser (2017) ... (soundtrack)
 2017 Wagner: Das Liebesverbot (Video) (music by)
 2016 The Flying Dutchman (Video) (music)
 2016 She's So Cold (Short) (composer: theme music)
 2016 The Brothers Karamazov (composer)
 2016 Parsifal (Video) (music by)
 2016 Götterdämmerung (Video) (music)
 2016 Siegfried (Video) (music)
 2016 Die Walküre (Video) (music)
 2016 Das Rheingold (Video) (music)
 2015 Clássicos (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 2015 Wagner: Der Fliegende Holländer (Video) (music)
 2015 Tristan und Isolde (Video) (music by)
 2014 Wagner: Parsifal (TV Movie) (music)
 2014 New World Symphony Wallcast(TM) Concert 8 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2012-2014 Gintberg på kanten (TV Series documentary) (music - 2 episodes)
- Sydslesvig (2014) ... (music)
- Forsvaret (2012) ... (music)
 2013 Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (TV Movie) (music by)
 2013 Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok (Video Game) (composer: additional music)
 2013 New World Symphony Wallcast Tm Concert 12 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2013 Franco Ferrara - Il maestro caduto dal podio (TV Movie documentary) (music)
 2013 Der Ring - Ein Musiktheater (Video) (original music)
 2013 The International Conductors' Festival 2013 (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Conductor's Perspective (2013) ... (music: "Siegfried Idyll")
 2012 Lohengrin, Opera romantica in tre atti (TV Movie) (music by)
 2012 Rienzi (TV Movie) (music by)
 2012 C(h)oeurs (TV Movie) (music)
 2012 White Tiger
 2012 Dich teure Halle grüß ich wieder (Short) (music)
 2012 Tannhäuser (TV Movie) (libretto and music by: Grosse romantishce Oper)
 2011 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie) (music by)
 2011 Der Ring der Nibelungen (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Das Rheingold (2011) ... (music by)
 2011 Siegfried (TV Movie) (music by)
 2011 Lohengrin (TV Movie) (music by)
 2011 Parsifal (music by)
 2011 Thomas Bernhard - Die Kunstnaturkatastrophe (TV Movie documentary) (composer: stock music)
 2010 Der Ring des Nibelungen (TV Series) (music by)
 2010 Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen Highlights (Video) (music by)
 2010/I Little Deaths (Documentary short) (music)
 2010 Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen (TV Movie) (music by)
 2010/I Die Walküre (TV Movie) (music by)
 2010 Der fliegende Holländer (TV Movie) (music by)
 2010 Tristan und Isolde (music by)
 2009 Der Ring des Nibelungen (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Das Rheingold (2009) ... (music by)
 2009 Götterdammerung (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 Lohengrin (TV Movie) (music)
 2009 Tannhäuser (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 Abstract Shopping (Short) (music)
 2009/I Die Walküre (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009/II Die Walküre (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009/I Götterdämmerung (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 Siegfried (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009/II Götterdämmerung (TV Movie) (music by)
 2009 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie) (music by)
 2008 Tannhäuser (TV Movie) (music by)
 2008 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie) (music by)
 2007 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (music by)
 2007 Tristan und Isolde, Azione in tre atti (TV Movie) (music by)
 2007 Raising Valhalla (TV Movie documentary) (music: from "Die Walküre")
 2007 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 2007 Warlords (TV Movie documentary) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 2007 Parsifal (TV Movie) (music by)
 2006 Wagner: Lohengrin (TV Movie) (music by)
 2006 Lohengrin (TV Movie) (music by)
 2006 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (music by)
 2006 Die Walküre (TV Movie) (music by)
 2006 Gotterdammerung (TV Movie) (music by)
 2006 Que mi nombre no se borre de la historia (TV Movie documentary) (Soundtrack)
 2005 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (music by)
 2005 Olivier Py, Tristan et Isolde (Documentary)
 2005 Jonathan Meese (Documentary short) (music)
 2005 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie) (opera by: Oper in drei Aufzügen von)
 2004/II Die Walküre (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004 Siegfried (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004 Parsifal (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004 Götterdämmerung (TV Movie) (music by)
 2004/I Die Walküre (TV Movie) (music by)
 2003 Tannhäuser (TV Movie) (music by)
 2003 Combattre? 1-Le temps de l'idéal (Documentary)
 2003 Combattre? 2-Le temps de l'action (Documentary)
 2003 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (music by)
 2003 Music, passion, sharing (Documentary) (soundtrack)
 2002 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 2002 Sin destino (music)
 1982-2001 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (music by - 3 episodes)
- Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2001) ... (music by)
- Parsifal (1993) ... (music by)
- Tannhäuser (1982) ... (music by)
 2000 Tannhäuser (TV Movie) (music by)
 2000 Rosie & Jim (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Where's the Wedding Ring (2000) ... (composer: Bridal Chorus - uncredited)
 1999 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (music by)
 1999 Parsifal (TV Movie) (music by)
 1999 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 1999 Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Parsifal: The Search for the Grail (1999) ... (music)
 1998 Tristan & Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 1997 Hey Arnold! (TV Series) (stock music - 1 episode)
- Eugene Goes Bad/What's Opera, Arnold? (1997) ... (stock music - as Wagner)
 1996 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 1996 Wagnerdämmerung (TV Movie documentary) (music by)
 1995 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 1995 Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (TV Movie) (music by)
 1995 Operavox (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Rhinegold (1995) ... (music by)
 1993 Doitsu Berulin Opera 'Torisutan to Izorude' (TV Movie) (music by)
 1992 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (music by)
 1992 Parsifal (TV Movie) (music by)
 1991 Lohengrin (TV Movie) (music by)
 1991 Oddlee (Short) (stock music)
 1991 The Occult History of the Third Reich (Video documentary) (composer: stock music)
 1991 Der fliegende Holländer (TV Movie) (music by)
 1990 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (music by)
 1990 Die Walküre (TV Movie) (music by)
 1990 Götterdämmerung (TV Movie) (music)
 1990 Lohengrin (TV Movie) (music by)
 1990 Siegfried (TV Movie) (music by)
 1989 Der fliegende Holländer (TV Movie) (music by)
 1989 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Special) (music)
 1988 Second Chance vs Magnum Force (Video) (music)
 1986 Der fliegende Holländer (TV Movie) (music by)
 1986 Lohengrin (TV Movie) (music by)
 1986 Ga-ga: Glory to the Heroes (composer: additional music)
 1985 Duty Free Shop (Short) (stock music)
 1983 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 1983 Vozvrashchenie Batterflyay (music by)
 1982 Lohengrin (TV Movie) (music by)
 1982 Parsifal (TV Movie) (music by)
 1982 Zizi (Short) (music)
 1982 Parsifal (music by)
  Der Ring des Nibelungen (TV Mini Series) (music by - 4 episodes, 1980 - 1981) (opera by - 1 episode, 1980)
- Götterdämmerung (1981) ... (music by)
- Die Walküre (1980) ... (music by)
- Siegfried (1980) ... (music by)
- Das Rheingold (1980) ... (music by) / (opera by)
 1981 Le vaisseau fantôme (TV Movie) (music by)
 1981 Grâce à la musique (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 1978 Das Rheingold (music by)
 1978 A Fuga (segment: Tannhäuser)
 1978 Holocaust (TV Mini Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Part 1: 1935-1940 (1978) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1977 Mästersångarna i Nürnberg (TV Movie) (music by)
 1977 Adolf and Marlene (music)
 1975 Der fliegende Holländer (music by)
 1975 The Flying Dutchman (TV Movie) (music by)
 1975 Jej powrót (TV Movie) (music)
 1974 Terre de vérités, la Bigorre (Documentary short) (music)
 1974 Tristan und Isolde (music by)
 1973 Kelly Country (Documentary) (stock music)
 1973 The Love Ban (music by - as Wagner)
 1972 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (stock music - 1 episode)
 1964-1971 Prestige de la musique (TV Series) (music - 6 episodes)
- Wagner: Tristan et Isolde (1967) ... (music)
- Gundula Janowitz (1967) ... (music)
- Wagner: Lohengrin, acte II, scènes 1 et 2 (1965) ... (music: "Lohengrin")
- Wagner: Lohengrin, acte III, scène 3 (1965) ... (music: "Lohengrin")
 1970 Hohenschwangau (Documentary) (stock music)
 1970 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 1970 Karajan a Salzbourg (TV Movie documentary) (stock music)
 1969 The Siegfried Idyll (TV Movie)
 1967 Die Walküre (TV Movie) (music)
 1967 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (music by)
 1966 Patriotism (Short) (music: "Liebestod" from "Tristan and Isolde")
 1965 One Man Band (Short) (composer: additional music)
 1965 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary) (stock music - 1 episode)
- The Golden Ring (1965) ... (stock music)
 1965 Bayreuthiade - Festspiele, einmal ganz anders (TV Movie) (stock music)
 1964 Le nouvel âge de pierre (Documentary short) (music)
 1964 The Flying Dutchman (music by)
 1963 Das Grabmal des Kaisers (Documentary short) (music)
 1952 The Evil Forest (music by)
 1948 Unfaithfully Yours (music: from the selected works of - as Richard Wagner)
 1948 Lohengrin (music by)
 1942 Spitfire (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1938 Tristan and Isolda (TV Movie) (music by)
 1935 The Triumph of the Will (Documentary) (music by - uncredited)
 1908 Lohengrin (Short)
 1908 Tannhauser (O Tu Bell' Astro Incantatore) (Short) (music by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1857 to 1858) Mathilde Wesendonck and he became artistic collaborators. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 10 Print Biographies | 17 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Komponisten | Ricardo Wagner | Wilhelm Richard Wagner | Wagner | the composer

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Spouse:

Cosima Liszt  (his death)  (3 children) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Certain things in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will and can never be excelled. See more »

Trivia:

Created a style of music which bears his name. See more »

Trademark:

His Ring cycle inspired the proverb "It's not over till the fat lady sings"

Nickname:

The Old Sorcerer

Star Sign:

Gemini

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