Classical Music: Richard Wagner Trivia

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Richard Wagner is the greatest opera composer of all time, indeed, he may generally be the greatest composer of all time or even simply the greatest genius ever in the history of the world and the universe beyond.

At least he thought so. In additional to being a great composer, Wagner also wrote essays on music and philosophy and was something of a womanizer. How much do you know about this extraordinary man's life?

Created by: valland_b
  1. Which opera was not written by Wagner?
  2. What is the name of Alberich's son in Gí¶tterdämmerung?
  3. What was the last opera Wagner wrote?
  4. True or false: Wagner's second wife was the daughter of Franz Liszt?
  5. Which philosopher's ideas became the inspiration for Wagner in his final years, include Der Ring and Tristan?
  6. Who was Wagner's most used librettist for his operas?
  7. Name the correct chronological order of when the music was completed for the following operas?
  8. What was the name of the sword Wotan stuck in the tree for Siegmund to find?
  9. Which of the following is not one of the Valkyries in Die Walkí¼re?
  10. What is the opening key of Das Rheingold?
  11. What is the name of the witch in Parsifal?
  12. In Meistersinger, what was Sixtus Beckmesser's profession?

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