Many music critics view Wagner’s music as problematic because of the composers’ anti-Semitic views. And yet, some argue that his classic works of opera are somehow separable from his hatred of the Jewish people.
However, not everyone agrees that this is a reasonable view; or in some cases, even a reasonable question to ask!
So, we’ve asked a couple of real music experts (not some pathetic, pedantic, mainstream, dusty old music critics), to give their two (million) cents worth on this one. Read more Bono & Peter Gabriel Slam Wagner: ‘Don’t Separate the Man from the Music’