The Brilliant, Troubled Legacy of Richard Wagner
As the faithful flock to the Bayreuth Festival in his bicentennial year, the spellbinding German composer continues to fascinate, inspire and infuriate
Carl Sternheim
Louise Maske gives Benjamin Cohen a tonic in The Underpants.
Max Beckmann
Former University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) Assistant to the Director for Special Programs and Curatorial Assistant Melissa Hueting discusses Max Beckmann...
Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow
Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow Partita super jesu meine Freude Variatio 2,3,4,5.
Richard Wagner - Tristan und Isolde
LA Opera's production of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde. Wagner's great ode to sexual ecstasy The return of an iconic coup de theatre. David Hockney's stunning ...
Richard Wagner - Parsifal
Conducted by Barenboim (P:Kupfer)
Oskar Becker
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Becker was born in Leipzig, where he studied mathematics. His di...
Karl Liebknecht
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Gottfried Wilhelm Becker
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He translated some of Cooper's novels, and Le mie prigioni of Silvio ...
Tokio Hotel
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Helene Rother
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Johann Christian August Heinroth
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Bill Kaulitz
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Fritz Kosmahl
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Hannelore Bey
Hannelore Bey (née Mueller ) (born 6 November 1941 Leipzig) was a prima ballerina at the Komische Oper Berlin.
She studied from 1956 to 1961 at the Palucca school in Dresden. She then studied fr...
Gary Franklin
Gary Franklin (September 22, 1928 – October 2, 2007) was a well-known German American broadcast film critic based in Los Angeles, California. Gary Franklin was born to a Jewish family in Leipzig, Ger...
Nikolaus Pevsner
Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983), was a German-born British scholar of history of art and, especially, of history of architecture. He is best known for his 46-vol...
Wolfgang Scheffler (historian)
Dr Wolfgang Scheffler (born July 22, 1929 in Leipzig – died November 18, 2008 in Berlin) was a graduate and later, Professor of Political Science and History at the Free University of Berlin. In the...
Norbert Bisky
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Friedrich Rosen
Friedrich Rosen or Fritz Rosen (Leipzig, August 30, 1856 – November 27, 1935, Beijing) was a German Orientalist, diplomat and politician. From May to October 1921 he was the Foreign Minister of German...
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Otto Kuntze
Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze (June 23, 1843 – 1907) was a German botanist.
Otto Kuntze was born in Leipzig. An apothecary in his early career, he published an essay entitled Pocket Fauna of Leipzig. Be...
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Heinrich Riso
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Johann Kaspar Horn
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Christiana Mariana von Ziegler
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Lillian Vernon (businesswoman)
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Paul Frölich
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Moritz Wilhelm Drobisch
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