Music: Chilly Gonzales on Richard Wagner: "You can love art by idiots, but it's better not to love the idiots"

Chilly Gonzales is currently touring through German concert halls and bringing to the stage what he has rightly been celebrated for for a long time: furious piano playing, a big pop show including legendary stage diving.

Music: Chilly Gonzales on Richard Wagner: "You can love art by idiots, but it's better not to love the idiots"

Chilly Gonzales is currently touring through German concert halls and bringing to the stage what he has rightly been celebrated for for a long time: furious piano playing, a big pop show including legendary stage diving. In one of his central pieces he literally hits the drums: "Fuck Wagner" is a crossover of classical quotes, rap and political activism. And he has a specific concern: The Jewish Canadian is calling for the renaming of Richard-Wagner-Strasse in his adopted home of Cologne.

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