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romance of Ludwig II of Bavaria.

Frances A. Gerard

romance of Ludwig II of Bavaria.

by Frances A. Gerard

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

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  • Ludwig -- II, -- King of Bavaria.

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    Open LibraryOL13883087M

    Buy The Mad King: Biography of Ludwig II of Bavaria First Edition by King, Greg (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).   Dark Spirit - Ludwig II the 'Mad' King of Bavaria By Susan Appleyard Born into the royal Wittelsbach family of Bavaria, with its legacy of madness, depression and eccentricity, Ludwig II's extravagant and ruinously expensive building projects, coupled with increasingly aberrant behaviour caused the people of his day to wonder.

    The Kingdom of Bavaria existed from to , and Bavaria has since been a free state (republic). Modern Bavaria also includes parts of the historical regions of Franconia and Swabia. Bavaria is renowned for its beautiful alpine scenery, which forms a superb backdrop for the magical castles built by the former King, Ludwig II. Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. McIntosh chronicles the drive and passion of Ludwig II of Bavaria. Ludwig threw himself in the financially ruinous building campaigns that resulted in stunning pieces of architecture. His castle of 4/5(2).

    Absolutely NO biography of Ludwig published in English by a reputable historian in the last 50 years disputes he struggled with homosexuality. See for example The Swan King: Ludwig II of Bavaria by Christopher McIntosh, The Mad King: The Life and Times of Ludwig II . Buy a cheap copy of The Swan King: Ludwig II of Bavaria book by Christopher McIntosh. This is the biography of one of the most enigmatic figures of the 19th century, described by Verlaine as the only true king of his century. A man of wildly Free shipping over $/5(5).


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Romance of Ludwig II of Bavaria by Frances A. Gerard Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Romance of King Ludwig II of Bavaria: His Relations with Wagner and His Bavarian Fairy Palaces. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.4/5. The romance of King Ludwig II. of Bavaria; his relations with Wagner and his Bavarian fairy places by Gerard, Frances APages: The Swan King: Ludwig II of Bavaria and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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of Bavaria; His Relations with Wagner and His Bavarian Fairy Palaces by Frances A Gerard,4/5(2). Get this from a library. The romance of King Ludwig II.

of Bavaria. [Frances A Gerard]. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "The romance of King Ludwig II. of Bavaria; his relations with. King Ludwig II of Bavaria is one of the most enigmatic figures in world history.

Assuming the throne in at the age of nineteen the monarch known as “mad King Ludwig” or the “fairy-tale king whose castle, Schloss Neuschwanstein was the model for Walt Disney’s company logo died on J probably by suicide, /5.

Ludwig II (German: Ludwig Otto Friedrich Wilhelm; English: Louis Otto Frederick William; 25 August – 13 June ) was King of Bavaria from until his death in He is sometimes called the Swan King or der Märchenkönig ("the Fairy Tale King").

He Father: Maximilian II of Bavaria. To actually answer your question, I've seen biographies of Ludwig II, Richard Wagner and loads of books about what happened in these parts during the 40's and 50's.

I've probably chanced across an English language book about Bavarian history here in a gift shop or something, but have not seen anything like that anywhere else and it's not for a. Ludwig II's short life is steeped in tragic irony.

Through his idealistic quest for romance and his fixation with Bavarian myths and legends, most tellingly with the Grail stories of Lohengrin - 4/5(2). This is the biography of one of the most enigmatic figures of the 19th century, described by Verlaine as "the only true king of his century".

A man of wildly eccentric temperament and touched by a rare, imaginative genius, Ludwig II of Bavaria is remembered both for his patronage of Richard Wagner and for the fabulous palaces which he created as part of a dream world to escape the 4/5(2).

Sadly enough, Ludwig and brother Otto were brought up by King Maximilian of Bavaria, and Princess Marie of Prussia – two individuals who didn’t particularly care for each other, or for their children.

Ludwig grew up detached and a loner, left to live in his own imagination. Neuschwanstein — a fairytale castle and tourist attraction A retreat for a shy king. InKing Ludwig II acceded to the throne of Bavaria at the age of 18, completely inexperienced.

Louis II, byname Mad King Ludwig, German Der Verrückte König Ludwig, (born AugNymphenburg Palace, Munich—died JStarnberger See, Bavaria), eccentric king of Bavaria from to and an admirer and patron of the composer Richard brought his territories into the newly founded German Empire () but concerned himself only intermittently with.

Miss GERARD does well to call her book The Romance of Ludwig II., for it makes no pretence to being a serious or thoroughgoing investigation of the tragedy of the Royal house of Bavaria. The true. The Dream King, Ludwig II of Bavaria; Bonus Chapter on Ludwig and the Arts by Wilfrid Blunt and Michael Petzet | Jan 1, out of 5 stars The Dream King, Ludwig II of Bavaria Paperback – Dec by Wilfrid Blunt (Author) out of 5 stars 23 ratings.

See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" /5(23). Ludwig the Second, born Ludwig Otto Friedrich Wilhelm von Wittelsbach was king of Bavaria from toand the last king to rule it as an independent state.

He was famously eccentric and built many of the most beautiful castles in Bavaria, the most famous of which is enjoyed myths and legends and Wagnerian opera, which earned him the nickname "Märchenkönig" ("fairy. The Swan King by Christopher McIntosh,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook.

Ludwig II’s short life is steeped in tragic irony. Through his idealistic quest for romance and his fixation with Bavarian myths and legends, most tellingly with the Grail stories of Lohengrin - so potently incarnated in Wagner’s operas - the Swan King became more .Ludwig II of Bavaria L udwig II of Bavaria, the queen who was king.

Ludwig II was born on August 25th, to Maximilian II of Bavaria (then Crown Prince) and his wife Princess Marie of eldest son, his parents intended to name him Otto, but his eccentric grandfather, Ludwig I of Bavaria, insisted he be named after him.The Mad King, Ludwig II of Bavaria () The Wittelsbach line of kings ruled in the independent southern German state of Bavaria for about a thousand years, up until around the time of the First World War.

King Ludwig II, of the house of Wittelsbach, was born in .