Wolzogen, Hans Paul, Freiherr von


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(Potsdam, 1848–1938, Bayreuth),

German musicologist, founded in 1878 the periodical Bayreuther Blätter and wrote copiously and eulogistically on R. Wagner. His standpoint in his Wagnerian and other writings was strongly nationalistic. Wolzogen coined the now universally accepted term Leitmotiv.


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