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I’m sorry, but at the moment I can’t find anything that would meet the 25. February connects with the topic that is on my perpetual wagner calendar today. "Wagner and america it’s simply because – for family reasons – i’m just getting into the u.S.A. Find. More precisely in phoenix/arizona, where the majestic saguaro cactus is at home.
America was a recurring theme for richard wagner. Not only in his theoretical writings, but also as an alternative, as a lifeline for the ever-present money worries. Already at the beginning of 1852, he thought in some letters of his possibilities in america, later, longer concert trips were not only considered, but often also requested. And to his wife cosima he even said one evening, regretfully, that if they had not both come together fifteen years too late, they would have founded a town of wahnfried in america.