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Richard Wagner's works received special performances in this war year: at the invitation of the Führer, 20,000 soldiers and workers were guests at the Bayreuth Festspiel (Wagner Festival), and the Führer spent time with them.

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Title
Richard Wagner's works received special performances in this war year: at the invitation of the Führer, 20,000 soldiers and workers were guests at the Bayreuth Festspiel (Wagner Festival), and the Führer spent time with them.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942

1940

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1940
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1940
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Crowds
Saluting
Opera houses
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Germany
Bayreuther Festspiele
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture Caption: "Richard Wagners Werk erhielt in diesem Kriegsjahr eine besondere Weihe: auf Einladung des Führers waren 20,000 Soldaten und Arbeiter Gäste bei den Bayreuther Festspielen, und der Führer weilte unter ihnen."
Content: The operas of Richard Wagner had an almost mystical significance for Hitler, as they were a powerfully-imagined version of ancient Germanic glory and struggle.
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dc9624f0-c601-012f-afed-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1940: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Richard Wagner's works received special performances in this war year: at the invitation of the Führer, 20,000 soldiers and workers were guests at the Bayreuth Festspiel (Wagner Festival), and the Führer spent time with them." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4541-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Richard Wagner's works received special performances in this war year: at the invitation of the Führer, 20,000 soldiers and workers were guests at the Bayreuth Festspiel (Wagner Festival), and the Führer spent time with them." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4541-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Richard Wagner's works received special performances in this war year: at the invitation of the Führer, 20,000 soldiers and workers were guests at the Bayreuth Festspiel (Wagner Festival), and the Führer spent time with them. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4541-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Richard Wagner's works received special performances in this war year: at the invitation of the Führer, 20,000 soldiers and workers were guests at the Bayreuth Festspiel (Wagner Festival), and the Führer spent time with them.