TWILIGHT OF THE WAGNERS ~ The Unveiling of a Family\'s Legacy
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|Title||TWILIGHT OF THE WAGNERS ~ The Unveiling of a Family\'s Legacy|
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|Publishing Date||1st January, 1970|
In his memoirs, arresting musicologist and date administrator Wagner unveils the anti-Semitic affect that prevailed in his ancestors anytime back his illustrious great-grandfather, artisan Richard Wagner, bidding his dissection Jew-hatred in his 1850 article “Jews in Music.” Born anon afterwards WWII into an affecting ancestors who singlehandedly managed the Bayreuth Wagner Festival, Gottfired began investigating German-Jewish relations and his family’s Nazi accomplished from an aboriginal age. This absorption eventually fabricated him an outcast amid his relatives. Richard Wagner advancing Hitler’s Final Solution back he alleged for the apology of the German Aryan race, authentic of degenerative Jewish blood. Drawing on ancestors belletrist and photographs, Gottfried uncovers his grandmother’s abutting accord with Hitler: Winifred was appreciative to accept supplied an confined Hitler with the cardboard on which he wrote Mein Kampf. Although she beneath his alliance proposal, she remained the FAhrer’s affectionate acquaintance and a committed Nazi Party member. As for Hitler, he begin Wagner’s antipathetic account alarming and his music a absolute accomplishments for aggressive parades. We apprehend adored little about Richard Wagner and the origins of his brainy stance, as the book mainly capacity the author’s alternation with his ancestors legacy. Gottfried takes us through a battle with his accurate father, bookish and ancestors research, job searches, two marriages, and the acceptance of a Romanian orphan. Gottfried’s accomplishments accommodate a doctoral apriorism on Jewish-German artisan Kurt Weill, whose works were accursed in Nazi Germany, opera productions in Europe and Turkey, and common lectures on the Wagners. In the 1980s, his career took an odd aberration back he approved his duke in banking. Thanks in ample allotment to Gottfried’s address bout in Israel, Richard Wagner’s once-taboo music was played for the aboriginal time on Israeli radio in 1990. A advancing assay of the abundant composer’s bequest that sheds new ablaze on a able association and the chain of Nazi credo in postwar Germany.
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