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Cosima Francesca Gaetana Wagner, ne้ Liszt

Born: 1837 AD
Died: 1930 AD, at 92 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Socialite


1837 - Born on the 24th of December in Bellagio, Italy.

1853 - Her father, Franz Liszt, had introduced her to Richard Wagner.

1863 - She came into frequent contact with Wagner, himself 24 years her senior and still married to Minna Planer.

1869-1883 - She kept a detailed diary of their daily life together, which was later published.

1883-1906 - She directed the Bayreuth Festival from the death of Richard Wagner.

1930 - She died at age 92 at Bayreuth on the 1st of April.


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