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Fri November 22, 2013
All Things Frilly
The Guardian newspaper of London recently published an article entitled “Wagner - Public Genius with a Private Passion for Bustles, Bows, and Bodices”, which indicated that the composer had an obsessive interest in feminine clothing.
Indeed he wore tailor-made silk drawers, and even had a private room in his house dedicated to “all things frilly.” Hummm...