Wagner as man & artist by Ernest Newman

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Published by Knopf in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Wagner, Richard, -- 1813-1883.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

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StatementErnest Newman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 399 p., [10] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17490072M

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