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Re: Theos-World RE:Music..

Oct 05, 2001 04:34 AM
by Bart Lidofsky

nos wrote:
> What's the deal with Wagner's music and 'jewish factions' ? Forgiver my
> ignorance but all I know of his work is that Tolkien based Lord of the
> Rings around elements of his Ring Cycle?

Wagner was personally a Jew hater, and his music was heavily adopted by
the Nazi Party (just as the swastika, a benign religious symbol, became
a symbol of evil through its use by the Nazi Party). 

Tolkein may have based some aspects of Lord of the Rings from the same
legends that Wagner used for his Ring Cycle, but it can also be pointed
out that the idea of powerful magic rings has existed in many different

Bart Lidofsky

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