[wag-ner for 1, 4, 5; vahg-ner or, German, vahg-nuh r for 2, 3]
- Ho·nus [hoh-nuh s] /ˈhoʊ nəs/, John Peter, 1874–1955, U.S. baseball player.
- Ot·to [ot-oh; German awt-oh] /ˈɒt oʊ; German ˈɔt oʊ/, 1841–1918, Austrian architect.
- Rich·ard [rich-erd; German rikh-ahrt] /ˈrɪtʃ ərd; German ˈrɪx ɑrt/, 1813–83, German composer.
- Robert F(erdinand),1877–1953, U.S. politician.
- his sonRobert F(erdinand), Jr.,1910–91, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1954–65.
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And all of a sudden, the bill that Rockefeller and Wagner had declared dead was very much alive.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece
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Honey says he believes that Corker and other pols “are probably violating the Wagner Act.”Can a Senator Stop a Union? Bob Corker Is Certainly Trying
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Wagner, as irascible and cynical as he can be, is a subtly empathetic writer.This Week’s Hot Reads: Dec. 24, 2013
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Wagner has seen it all, and he had just written that book Pieces of My Heart.NCIS’s 11th Anniversary: Michael Weatherly’s Top 10 Moments
September 23, 2013
“Forty years ago, the Supreme Court lit a spark that grew into a flame and the fire spread,” said Wagner.On Abortion, Can’t Pro-Lifers Leave Religion Out of the Discussion?
March 15, 2013
Lit up some when Mr. Wagner sent him one of his love letters.
Across the Street, Mr. Wagner wrote something in the dark and then lighted a match.
At that name she turned to me and exclaimed, "Do you like Wagner?"My Double Life
The disciples had spent their all for the master whom they loved as they hated the name of Wagner.
They one and all hated Wagner, adoring Chopin's magic music.
- Otto. 1841–1918, Austrian architect, whose emphasis on function and structure in such buildings as the Post Office Savings Bank, Vienna (1904–06), influenced the development of modern architecture
- (Wilhelm) Richard (ˈrɪçart). 1813–83, German romantic composer noted chiefly for his invention of the music drama. His cycle of four such dramas The Ring of the Nibelung was produced at his own theatre in Bayreuth in 1876. His other operas include Tannhäuser (1845; revised 1861), Tristan and Isolde (1865), and Parsifal (1882)
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