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Question 1: Meyerbeer was born to a Jewish family in Tasdorf (now a part of Rüdersdorf), near ________ with the name Jacob Liebmann Beer.

Question 2: During this period when he was gestating his ________ he had few sources of income apart from journalism and benefactors, and little opportunity of getting his own works performed.
GötterdämmerungDer Ring des NibelungenParsifalTristan und Isolde

Question 3: After the May Uprising in Dresden of 1849, Wagner was for some years a political refugee facing a prison sentence or worse in ________.

Question 4: Free scores by Giacomo Meyerbeer in the ________
International Music Score Library ProjectEnglish languageSpanish languageMcGill University

Question 5: These attacks on Meyerbeer (which also included a swipe at ________) are regarded by Paul Lawrence Rose as a significant milestone in the growth of German anti-Semitism.
Frédéric ChopinHector BerliozRichard WagnerFelix Mendelssohn

Question 6: The vitriolic campaign of ________ against Meyerbeer was to a great extent responsible for the decline of Meyerbeer's popularity after his death in 1864.
Felix MendelssohnRichard WagnerFranz LisztHector Berlioz

Question 7: Giacomo Meyerbeer (5 September 1791 – 2 May 1864) was a noted German-born opera composer, and the first great exponent of ________.
Opera buffaGrand OperaFarsaOpéra féerie

Question 8: Realizing, however, that a full understanding of Italian opera was essential for his musical development, he went to study in ________ for some years, during which time he adopted the first name Giacomo.

Question 9: Meyerbeer supported the young Wagner, both financially and in obtaining a production of Rienzi at ________.

Question 10: Meyerbeer made his public debut in 1801 playing ________'s D Minor Piano Concerto in Berlin.
Mozart piano concertosWolfgang Amadeus MozartKöchel catalogueMozart family grand tour


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