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21 Jun 2009

Wagner's great-granddaughter to probe composer's family links with Hitler and the Nazis

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1194536/Wagners-great-granddaughter-probe-composers-family-links-Hitler-Nazis.html

By Allan Hall [Daily Mail, 21 June 2009]

For decades the shadow of Nazism has hung over the descendants of Richard Wagner.

His monumental music was embraced by Hitler while, 50 years after his death, the composer’s family were favourites of the dictator and his cronies.

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