Wieland Wagner

1917 - 1966

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Wieland Wagner (5 January 1917 – 17 October 1966) was a German opera director, grandson of Richard Wagner. As co-director of the Bayreuth Festival when it re-opened after World War II, he was noted for innovative new stagings of the operas, departing from the naturalistic scenery and lighting of the originals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wieland Wagner has received more than 87,197 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Wieland Wagner is the 1,958th most popular writer (up from 2,199th in 2019), the 2,009th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,964th in 2019) and the 129th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Wieland Wagner ranks 1,958 out of 5,794Before him are Louis Paul Boon, John of Kronstadt, Archibald Gracie IV, Kathy Reichs, Robert de Clari, and Joachim Neander. After him are José-Maria de Heredia, José Carlos Mariátegui, Heinrich Glarean, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Subramania Bharati, and Edwin Abbott Abbott.

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Among people born in 1917, Wieland Wagner ranks 114Before him are László Szabó, Carlos Puebla, John Connally, Alexander Schmorell, El Santo, and Henri Salvador. After him are Phaedon Gizikis, Paul Frère, Yakov Pavlov, Samael Aun Weor, Ann Rutherford, and Knut Haugland. Among people deceased in 1966, Wieland Wagner ranks 69Before him are Marguerite Long, Yasuji Okamura, Victor Brauner, Fritz Wunderlich, Edmond Locard, and Hermann Scherchen. After him are Charles Whitman, Homi J. Bhabha, Bai Chongxi, Elena Stasova, Caterina Albert, and Philipp Frank.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wieland Wagner ranks 2,009 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Isabella of Croÿ (1856), Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810), Bernd Hölzenbein (1946), Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria (1795), Princess Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg (1785), and Joachim Neander (1650). After him are Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1851), Alfred Hettner (1859), Robert Prosinečki (1969), Herbert von Bismarck (1849), Fritz Hofmann (1871), and Amitai Etzioni (1929).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Wieland Wagner ranks 129Before him are Rolf Hochhuth (1931), Heinz G. Konsalik (1921), Augustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1579), Friedrich Rückert (1788), Ludwig Börne (1786), and Joachim Neander (1650). After him are Jakub Bart-Ćišinski (1856), Berthold Auerbach (1812), Ludwig Uhland (1787), Gottschalk of Orbais (805), Günter Wallraff (1942), and Fred Uhlman (1901).