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Today in WMH: Dateline, Dresden


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. 



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  1. love your last remark.

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