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Richard Wagner

(1813—1883) German composer

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Adolphe Appia

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1862–1928),

French-speaking Swiss artist whose theories on stage design, and particularly on stage lighting, had an immense influence on 20th-century methods of play production....

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Albert Lortzing

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(b Berlin, 1801; d Berlin, 1851).

Ger. composer, actor, tenor, and librettist. Played pf., vn., and vc., and comp. from early youth. Married actress in 1823 and worked as actor....

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Alexandre Benois

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b St Petersburg, 4 May 1870; d Paris, 9 Feb. 1960)

Russian painter and designer. One of the key figures of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. Like Diaghilev he studied law at the...

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anti-Semitism

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Hostility towards and discrimination against Jewish people (although there are other Semitic peoples, notably the Arabs, anti‐Semitism is only used to refer to prejudice against Jewish...

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Arnold Schoenberg

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Vienna, 1874; d Los Angeles, 1951).

Austrian‐born composer, conductor, and teacher (Amer. cit. 1941). One of most influential figures in history of mus. Learned vn. and vc. as...

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Arthur Hopkins

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(1878–1950)

American director and producer. Influenced by the writings of Wagner and Craig and productions of Reinhardt, Hopkins was instrumental in introducing the ‘New Theatre’...

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Arthur Schopenhauer

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(1788–1860),

was the author of a pessimistic philosophy embodied in his Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung (The World as Will and Idea, 1819), which considerably influenced Wagner...

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Artus, König

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The legendary King Arthur of the Round Table. The historical Arthur was a British military leader in war in the 5th c. or 6th c. His name later became a ...

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ballet and fairy tales

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The traditional association of classical ballet with the fairy tale is based not merely on the fame of such ballets as Swan Lake, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty, but on ...

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Bayern

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With Saxony (see Sachsen) the only Freistaat of the Federal Republik (see Bundesrepublik Deutschland) and the largest state in area, is predominantly Catholic. Bavaria was one of the early...

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