Home » Uncategorized » Today in WMH: Dateline, Dresden

Today in WMH: Dateline, Dresden

Image

5/16 Today in Weird Music History: 1849.  An arrest warrant is issued for Richard Wagner on charges of sedition and revolutionary actions.  The following tidbit was included to help law enforcement officers find him:

“In movement and speaking he is hasty.”

He seems to have gotten over that with his later compositions, which can last several hours. 

 

Advertisements

1 Comment

  1. love your last remark.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: