The Weekend Special is about Ludwig II of Bavaria - Arts

King Ludwig II of Bavaria had a great admiration for the opera composer
Richard Wagner since he had seen 'Lohengrin'.





















King Ludwig II portrayed as Lohengrin - Source: Wikipedia

King Ludwig II invited the composer to his Royal Court in Munich.
He became Richard Wagner's patron.





















King Ludwig II and Richard Wagner - Source painting: Wikipedia

In December 1865 King Ludwig II was forced to ask Wagner to leave
Munich after the composer's scandalous behavior.
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