Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner bio

Birth Name: Wilhelm Richard Wagner

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Leipzig

Date Of Birth: May 22, 1813

Date Of Death: February 13, 1883

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Richard Wagner was born on the 22nd of May, 1813. He was known for being a Composer. Theatre director, polemicist, and conductor known for his operas and music dramas. His “Tristan und Isolde” presaged modern music.

Richard Wagner was born in Leipzig. He attended an 1829 performance by famed dramatic soprano Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient, and he would credit her with inspiring his sense of music and drama and how they could be most effectively used in opera. He constructed the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, his own opera house where many of his stage works, such as “The Ring Cycle” and “Parsifal,” premiered.

Richard Wagner was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Richard Wagner was born in 1810s.

Wilhelm Richard Wagner is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Richard Wagner’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Richard Wagner’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Richard Wagner kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Richard Wagner was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Wilhelm Richard Wagner
NICKNAME: Wilhelm Richard Geyer
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Richard Wagner was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Wagner was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Richard Wagner had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Richard Wagner’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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