Passionate and widely read, he also reinvented himself, both musically and dramatically, in his final years with two operas (otello and falstaff) that are the most successful marriages of shakespeare and music ever produced. If only american impresarios were as open-minded. Future historiography will involve disentangling what is real from what the writer was merely shipping at the time. Or finding out that it was you that sent anonymously sent them the fresh corpse of a freshly slain lion, or whatever the local custom is to show affection on certain holidays.
Contact your health-care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem. We can’t wait to try them out. Wagner’s music remains difficult to excerpt; puccini’s arias are a staple of recitals and compilation recordings.