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Wagner Ban

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Wagner Ban

Wagner Ban

Wagner Ban

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The Supreme Court in Israel decided there should be no ban on the playing in that country of the music of Richard Wagner. Wagner was a known anti-Semite, who was a hero to Adolf Hitler, although he died fifty years before Hitler rose to power. Melinda speaks with Martin Goldsmith, former host of NPR's Performance Today, about why Wagner's music was unofficially banned in Israel for so long.

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