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Wagner Fresko in der Bayreuther Stadtmauer
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Fisler
N 49° 56.759 E 011° 34.384
32U E 684600 N 5535798
Quick Description: A Richard Wagner fresko in the town wall of Bayreuth.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 7/17/2009 5:49:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM6T83
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 30

Long Description:
This pieces were originally designed to be part of a memorial for the famous composer Richard Wagner who was born, lived and was buried in Bayreuth. The memorial was planned in 1932 by the city of Leipzig by the artist Emil Hipp.

Unfortunally the memorial was never completed to the town decided to "hide" the pieces in the town wall. The left fresco shows a scene from the Opera "Der fliegende Holländer" ("The Flying Dutchman"), the left one shows a scene from the Opera "Götterdämmerung" ("Twilight of the Gods").
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Where is this sculpture?:
Hohenzollernring
Bayreuth, Oberfranken Germany
95440


Sculptors Name: Professor Emil Hipp

Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: Not listed

Website for sculpture?: Not listed

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