Last edited by Kazramuro
Friday, July 24, 2020 | History

5 edition of Castles, Mystery and Music - The Legend of Ludwig II found in the catalog.

Castles, Mystery and Music - The Legend of Ludwig II

Anton Sailer

Castles, Mystery and Music - The Legend of Ludwig II

by Anton Sailer

  • 232 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Bruckmann (F.),West Germany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Ludwig,
  • Biography,
  • Bavaria (Germany)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSheila Ickerott (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9091340M
    ISBN 103765418986
    ISBN 109783765418983

    Ludwig liked to be rowed over the lake in his golden swan-boat but at the same time he wanted his own blue grotto of Capri. Therefore 24 dynamos had been installed and so already in the time of Ludwig II it was possible to illuminate the grotto in changing colours. 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 also held the titles of Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria, Duke of Franconia, and Duke in Swabia.

    Ludwig the Second, born Ludwig Otto Friedrich Wilhelm von Wittelsbach was king of Bavaria from to , and 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 Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most visited castles in Germany and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The castle is located in Bavaria, near the town of Fussen. It was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, also known as the “Fairytale King”.

      “Crazy” King Ludwig. The visionary behind the famous Neuschwanstein Castle was King Ludwig II. King Ludwig was a legend even before his death. He once told his governess, “I want to remain an eternal mystery to myself and others.” He certainly is . - The older the better. See more ideas about Castle, Fantasy castle and Fantasy landscape pins.


Share this book
You might also like
Parliamentary government in southern Asia

Parliamentary government in southern Asia

Weather America

Weather America

Oxyrhynchus

Oxyrhynchus

Good housekeeping in the NHS

Good housekeeping in the NHS

Radio laws and regulations of the Philippines

Radio laws and regulations of the Philippines

The non-drug European secret to healing sports injuries naturally

The non-drug European secret to healing sports injuries naturally

Polytechnic first degree and higher diploma students

Polytechnic first degree and higher diploma students

Godforsaken grapes

Godforsaken grapes

Thermal comfort and energy efficient textiles

Thermal comfort and energy efficient textiles

Computers and economics: progress, problems and prospects

Computers and economics: progress, problems and prospects

My old friends

My old friends

The Shah, the Ayatollah, and the U.S. (Headline Series)

The Shah, the Ayatollah, and the U.S. (Headline Series)

Dropping the bow

Dropping the bow

Rehabilitation through better nutrition ...

Rehabilitation through better nutrition ...

Castles, Mystery and Music - The Legend of Ludwig II by Anton Sailer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Castles, mystery and music: The legend of Ludwig II: a pictorial history of the life of Ludwig II of Bavaria [Sailer, Anton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Castles, mystery and music: The legend of Ludwig II: a pictorial history of the life of Ludwig II of Bavaria5/5(3).

Get this from a library. Castles, mystery and music: the legend of Ludwig II: a pictorial history of the life of Ludwig II of Bavaria. [Anton Sailer]. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Castles, mystery and music: Castles legend of Ludwig II: a pictorial history of the life of Ludwig II of Bavaria at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

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 also held the titles of Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria, Duke of Franconia, and Duke in : Maximilian II of Bavaria. I was so excited to read this book for book club, I've always been intrigued by what happened to Ludwig II, and the associated stories of his castles.

but this book was a HUGE disappointment. Unorganized, verbose, somewhat contradictory, and really came across as an excuse for the author to write about Wagner under a different pretext/5.

Ludwig II of Bavaria was obsessed with the work of Wagner. From his adolescence, he was enthralled by Wagner’s opera, and the rich German mythology which the music was based upon.

Indeed, one of Ludwig’s first actions when he became king was to summon Wagner to his court. CASTLES MYSTERY AND MUSIC - THE LEGEND OF LUDWIG II by Sailer, Anton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Highlighting a personality that is fascinating, disconcerting, and hidden behind a veil of myth and legend, this biography of Bavaria's most colorful ruler, King Ludwig II, draws a detailed and fascinating picture of "Mad Ludwig," based on historical sources/5(1).

Louis (Ludwig) II () Mad King of Bavaria, Dream King, the Swan King, the Recluse of the Alps – Ludwig II, a legend already in his own lifetime. He patronized the revolutionary Richard Wagner, built exotic castles in the mountains, the decadent poet Verlaine called him "le seul vrai roi de ce siècle" (the only true king of his.

The people living in the region around Füssen at the bavarian alps certainly have a special relation with their king. Even though they have long been influenced by a republican system of government, even though most of them carry out the duty of upright citizens by taking part in democratic elections, their loyalty and love for this king is perhaps unique throughout the world.

HC Book "Castles, Mystery and Music, Legend of Ludwig II" Anton Sailer. $ Free shipping. 2 Vtg Virginia Roberts The New Photo-Method For PIES AND CAKES Recipe book. $ + $ Shipping. Gregg Shorthand Manual Simplified Book Functional Method Leslie & Zoubek VG.

Details about The Ludwig Drum Method Book #1 Seller Rating: % positive. Ludwig II proved to be Wagner’s most generous patron, immediately setting up for the composer upon his arrival at the Royal court a lavish residence in Munich, an annual income, funding for Wagner’s epic work-in-progress - his "Gesamtkunstwerk”: Der Ring des Nibelungen (the famous ‘Ring cycle’), and most prudent to Wagner, the fanatical King completely paid off the composers.

Description: Ludwig II of Bavaria was a dreamer, above all. The king famously built fairy-tale style castles that adorned the Alps but were completely useless for defensive or social reasons (the king held large balls there where he was the only attendee and dined alone, maintaining conversations with his imaginary friends, Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette).

King Ludwig II ruled Bavaria for twenty-two years, commissioning extravagant castles throughout his homeland and exhibiting such bizarre behavior that he was eventually declared insane.

According to legend, Ludwig had stockpiled a massive cache of gold and jewels that would finance the construction of the largest castle of all time/5(33). The story of Ludwig II is discussed by the characters of the novel Doktor Faustus by Thomas Mann, in chapter XL.

Ludvig II is a prominent character in the computer game Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within. Ludwig II is a prominent character in the steampunk/fantasy role. We found subtitles for the program The Fairytale Castles of King Ludwig II with Dan Cruickshank. Please scroll down to get them, or go here for a preview Dan Cruickshank looks at the extravagant 19th-century castles and palaces of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, believing them to be the work of an architectural genius ahead of his time.

King Ludwig II ruled Bavaria for twenty-two years, commissioning extravagant castles throughout his homeland and exhibiting such bizarre behavior that he was eventually declared insane.

According to legend, Ludwig had stockpiled a massive cache of gold and jewels that would finance the construction of the largest castle of all time. Part thriller, part mystery, part historical fiction, and with some romance thrown in, this book has something for almost everyone.

When an antiquarian bookseller finds a small chest containing Theodor Marot's cryptic diary, he teams up with an art detective to solve the mystery of 4/5(5). Castles, mystery and music: The legend of Ludwig II: a pictorial history $ 0 bids + $ Shipping.

PICTORIAL HISTORY OF COUNTRY MUSIC 4-Book Set by Thurston Moore / GRAND OLE OPRY. $ $ + $ Shipping. A Pictorial History of Music by Paul Henry Lang and Otto Bettmann - A book that has been read but is in good Rating: % positive. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Castles Teak Garden Furniture Millbank London at the best online prices at eBay.

Free delivery for many products. HC Book "Castles, Mystery and Music, Legend of Ludwig II" Anton Sailer. £ Free P&P. Picture Information.

It is the story of a Munich rare book dealer, Steven Lukas, Mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria, and the hunt for a diary and its secrets. Steven finds an encoded diary by a confidant of Mad King Ludwig, the one whose beautiful castles inspired Walt Disney and draw thousands of tourists every year.4/5(5).Jun 5, - History of castles, designs.

See more ideas about Famous castles, Castle and Beautiful castles pins.Neuschwanstein Castle (German: Schloss Neuschwanstein, pronounced [ˈʃlɔs nɔʏˈʃvaːnʃtaɪn], Southern Bavarian: Schloss Neischwanstoa) is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and in honour of Richard ect: Eduard Riedel.