Der fliegende Holländer

Richard Wagner

Der fliegende Holländer

WWV63 • “The Flying Dutchman”

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This legend of a Dutch sea captain cursed to sail the earth unendingly, only coming ashore once every seven years to seek the selfless love of a woman, featured themes that would be of enduring interest to Wagner: the theme of a wanderer in search of redemption reappears several times in his later Ring des Nibelungen; ... read more