My Life, Volume 1
On the other hand, I tried to strengthen myself by again working energetically at Lohengrin. While doing this, I proceeded in a manner that I have not since repeated. I first of all completed the third act, and in view of the criticism already mentioned of the characters and conclusion of this act, I determined to try to make it the very pivot of the whole opera. I wished to do this, if only for the sake of the musical motive appearing in the story of the Holy Grail; but in other respects the plan struck me as perfectly satisfactory.
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Review: My LifeUser Review - Jeanie - Goodreads
I thought I would skim this book for relevant stories, but from the start I was swept into Wagner's story and shared his struggle for acceptance and financial stability. What a fascinating guy. I ... Read full review