Wilhelm Richard Wagner May 1813 – 13 February was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas. Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the libretto and the music for each of his stage works.
Did Beethoven have Paget's ? Ludwig van Beethoven - German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers.