Some Bayreuth memories

From Richard King, Member no. 15

1980s

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1987: Richard King [15] on the steps of the Bayreuth Festspielhaus.

 

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1987: During Richard King's visit to Bayreuth, he and fellow member Lady Galleghan were guests of Gudrun and Wolfgang Wagner at supper at the Festspielhaus during the last intermission of 'Tristan und Isolde'. L-R Frau Wagner, Richard King [15], Lady Gallagher and Herr Wagner.

 

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1987: Gudrun and Wolfgang Wagner.

 

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1987: On stage during intermission. L-R Richard King [15], Lady Galleghan [member], Wolfgang Wagner and unknown.

 

 

Leonard Hansen & Richard King with birthday presentation to Wolfgang Wagner 1989
25 August 1989: L-R President Richard King [15] with Vice-President Dr Leonard Hansen who presented Wolfgang Wagner on behalf of the Wagner Society in NSW with a special gift on the occasion of his 70th birthday which he would be celebrating on 30 August. The gift was a hand crafted lino-cut of Wolfgang's personal ex libris book plate. This was witnessed be a small contingent of Society members.

 

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A copy of the Book Plate from an original lino-cut designed by Franck Marjason which was presented to Wolfgang Wagner [Newsletter No. 37]

 

Donald MacIntyre
1987: Donald MacIntyre (Amfortas) at a Bayreuth bookshop.

 

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August 1989: Dinner with the Wagners. L-R Unknown, Frau Wagner, Wolfgang Wagner, Lady Galleghan, Dr Hansen [Vice-President] and Richard King [President] [15].

 

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August 1989: On stage, L-R unknown, Wolfgang Wagner, Lady Galleghan [member] and Richard King [President] [15].

 

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August 1989: On stage, L-R Wolfgang Wagner, Lady Galleghan [member], Dr Hansen [Vice-President] and unknown.

 

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August 1989: On stage, L-R unknown, Wolfgang Wagner, Dr Hansen [Vice-President], Lady Galleghan [member] and unknown.

 

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August 1989: On stage, Dr Hansen [Vice-President].

 

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August 1989: L-R Richard King [President] [15], Lady Galleghan [member] and tenor Richard Versalle (Tannhäuser).