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Silent Wagner “Encore” Birthday Celebration


Sunday May 28th Location TBA


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For the 1st CENTENNIAL of Wagner’s birthday this silent film was released in 1913 prior to World War I. It’s the first full length documentary ever made as a feature film. (Prior to this, documentaries were never longer than 10 minutes.) This film totals 82 minutes, staring Giuseppe Becce as Wagner, Olga Engle as Cosima and Manny Ziener as Minna et al, Directed by Carl Froehlich. (Sound track is unique for this showing by pianist Stefan Mickisch, complied by John Mastrogiovanni.)

Paul Lowe

Wonderful friend, opera lover and fellow Wagnerian left this world and went to Valhalla before 5am in the morning, Monday, May 15th. one day before his 74th birthday. We will miss you deeply!

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