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The World's Greatest Music
In celebration of Father's Day, we're taking a look at famous father figures in the world of classical music. While many parents were supportive teachers, not all the great composers' fathers were all that keen on their choice of profession...
Wagner's biological father, Carl Friedrich, died just six months after the composer was born. His mother Johanna began living with Carl's friend Ludwig Geyer, and he became Wagner's stepfather.
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