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Wieland Wagner Suggest updates

Born Bayreuth, 5 January 1917.

Died Munich 17 October 1966.

German director and designer.

Wieland Wagner was the son of Siegfried and grandson of Richard and Cosima. He was also the brother of the longer-lived Wolfgang. Wieland's novel approach to direction and design of operas, not just by Wagner, set a standard that dominated staging in the decades after the war.

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