22 March 2010

Wolfgang Wagner Dies at 90

Wolfgang Wagner died Sunday.

Wolfgang Wagner (30 August 1919 - 21 March 2010) devoted his whole life to the Bayreuth Festival and the works of his grandfather Richard Wagner. He was the son of Siegfried Wagner, and was best known as the leader the Bayreuth Festival, first together with his brother Wieland Wagner from 1951 to 1966  and then alone until he retired in 2008 and his daughter Katharina Wagner took over with Eva Wagner-Pasquier.

Obituaries here

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