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Richard Wagner

Wagner Through a Jewish Lens—The Enigma of Wagner’s Genius and Anti-Semitism
With Deborah Lipstadt, Randy Cohen and Joshua Kosman

Richard Wagner composed music of astounding beauty. He was also a virulent anti-Semite. Hitler so closely identified with Wagner that he played his operas at Nazi rallies and throughout the death camps. Is Wagner’s music inherently anti-Semitic? And can it be separated from the man?

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