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Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will - Simon Callow

There he stood before them, the self-proclaimed Musician of the Future. He held a hand up, and in the ensuing silence, in the marked Saxon accent which he never made the slightest attempt to lose, he said: "Now you've seen what I want to achieve in Art. And you've seen what my artists, what we, can achieve. If you want the same thing, we shall have an Art."

Erm, right. It never occurred to me that Wagner spoke with a Saxon accent. That's quite funny.