Famous Composers: Wagner - A Concise Biography

  |  40 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Biographical and musical overview of Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Born in Leipzig, he gained experience in the world of theatre through his stepfather's profession as an actor. He went on to produce a series of highly successful musical dramas and also built his own theatre at Bayreuth in Bavaria. This documentary looks at his life and musical development.