Bayreuth



a city in NE Bavaria, in SE Germany: annual music festivals founded by Richard Wagner.
Contemporary Examples

The University of Bayreuth has revoked his Ph.D. “We were duped by a fraudster,” says Bayreuth law professor Oliver Lepsius.
The Cheating German Baron Stefan Theil March 1, 2011

Historical Examples

First performed at the Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, August 16, 1876.
Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas W. J. Henderson

Thank you, my dear; one never goes to Bayreuth for the singing.
Melomaniacs James Huneker

When he finished the score for the first Bayreuth festival in 1876 he had turned 60.
The Perfect Wagnerite George Bernard Shaw

He is the celebrated young American conductor—the only American that ever conducted in Bayreuth.
Melomaniacs James Huneker

Other German orchestras have followed the example of Bayreuth.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4 Various

She had gone to Bayreuth, where she had been the margrave’s mistress.
The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

He would spend three days at Bayreuth and then he would go back to work.
Overlooked Maurice Baring

It was the one pleasant memory of Bayreuth, that and the moon.
Old Fogy James Huneker

Mr. Toymaker tried to sell his toys in the crowded market place of Bayreuth.
Mitz and Fritz of Germany Madeline Brandeis

noun
a city in E Germany, in NE Bavaria: home and burial place of Richard Wagner; annual festivals of his music. Pop: 74 818 (2003 est)

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