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Richard Wagner Quiz

See how much you know about this great composer! 12 Questions.

 
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1

When did Wagner live?

  • 1813-1883
  • 1770-1827
  • 1685-1750
  • 1797-1828

2

Where in Germany was Wagner born?

  • Leipzig
  • Eisenach
  • Bonn
  • Hamburg

3

Wagner was the son in law of which composer?

  • Giuseppe Verdi
  • Franz Liszt
  • Robert Schumann
  • Hector Berlioz

4

What was Wagner most known for?

  • Symphonies
  • Concertos
  • Oratorios
  • Operas

5

Which one of these Wagner operas is a cycle of 4 music dramas?

  • Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
  • The Ring of the Nibelung
  • The Flying Dutchman
  • Tristan und Isolde

6

Which is Wagner's last completed opera?

  • Parsifal
  • Tannhauser
  • Lohengrin
  • Rienzi

7

What is the name of the world famous festival where Wagner's operas are performed?

  • Thueringer Bachwochen
  • Bayreuth
  • Oktoberfest
  • Rock am Ring

8

Which is NOT a Wagner opera?

  • Das Liebesverbot
  • Die Feen
  • Lohengrin
  • Rodelinda

9

Which actor is known for his passion with Wagner?

  • Rowan Atkinson
  • Stephen Fry
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Rik Mayall

10

Wagner's opera Das Liebesverbot is based on which play by Shakespeare?

  • Measure for Measure
  • The Comedy of Errors
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Love's Labour's Lost

11

Which Wagner piece can be heard in Apocalypse Now?

  • Entry Of The Gods Into Valhalla
  • Siegfried's Death and Funeral March
  • Ride of the Valkyries
  • Tannhauser Overture

12

Which is the correct sequence of Wagner's Ring Cycle?

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  • Die Walkure
  • Gotterdammerung
  • Siegfried
  • Das Rheingold

 

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