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"The language of tones belongs equally to all mankind, and melody is the absolute language in which the musician speaks to every heart."

Key Works
1840 A Faust Overture
  Opera,Rienzi
1841 Opera,Der fliegende Holländer ('The Flying Dutchman')
1845 Opera,Tannhäuser
1848 Opera,Lohengrin
1854 Opera,Das Rheingold
1856 Opera,Die Walküre ('The Valkyrie')
1859 Music drama,Tristan and Isolde
1867 Opera,Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg ('The Mastersingers of Nuremberg')
1871 Opera,Siegfried
1874 Der Ring des Nibelungen ('The Ring of the Nibelungs'), completed
  Opera,Götterdämmerung ('Twilight of the Gods')
1882 Music drama,Parsifal
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