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Richard Wagner

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Composer

The Resume

    (May 22, 1813-February 13, 1883)
    Composed 'Das Rheingold,' 'Tannhauser,' 'Die Walkuere' and 'Siegfried'

Why he might be annoying:

    He was an anti-semite.
    Hitler loved his music.
    After contributing to a revolution in Dresden, a warrant for his arrest was issued, so he flees to Zurich (1849).
    He was granted a partial amnesty and returned to Germany (1860).
    King Ludwig II of Bavaria saved him from bankruptcy (1864).
    Since King Ludwig decided to financially support Wagner, he became a spend thrift and raised the ire of the public.
    He was hated for cohabitating with a married woman, while his wife was dying.
    He was a vegetarian.

Why he might not be annoying:

    His operas are incredible.
    When Wagner died, his wife loved him so much that she clung to his body for twenty four hours.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 140 Votes: 43.57% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 244 Votes: 47.13% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 15 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 29 Votes: 79.31% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 24 Votes: 87.50% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 157 Votes: 63.06% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 57 Votes: 64.91% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 33 Votes: 60.61% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 28 Votes: 60.71% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 240 Votes: 65.42% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 185 Votes: 56.22% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 353 Votes: 67.99% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 412 Votes: 69.17% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 236 Votes: 46.19% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 245 Votes: 59.59% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 357 Votes: 57.42% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 570 Votes: 59.82% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1799 Votes: 59.14% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 4234 Votes: 54.44% Annoying