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The Wagner Problem

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/music/article/the_wagner_problem_20100406

“Amoral, hedonistic, selfish, virulently racist, arrogant, filled with gospels of the superman ... and the superiority of the German race, he stands for all that is unpleasant in human character,” The New York Times music critic Harold Schonberg wrote about Richard Wagner in “The Lives of the Great Composers.”

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