Wagner and His Works: The Story of His Life, with Critical Comments, Volume 2

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C. Scribner's sons, 1893 - Composers
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OCLC Number: 10614488
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Wagner, Richard, -- 1813-1883.
Composers -- Germany -- Biography.
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