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Wagner, Cosima, 1837-1930



  • Existence: 1837 - 1930


Cosima Wagner was the illegitimate daughter of Franz Liszt and Countess Marie d'Agoult. She first married the German conductor, pianist and composer Hans von Bülow, then had an affair with and eventually married the German composer Richard Wagner. After Wagner's death in 1883, Cosima was director of the Bayreuth Festival for 31 years.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Music-related autographs collection

Identifier: Music Autographs
Scope and Contents

Collection of single letters, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera relating to composers, conductors, performers, musicologists, publishers, librettists, and stage directors.

Dates: 1819-2007