PORGES, HEINRICH (1837–1900), writer and conductor. Born in Prague, Porges became coeditor with K.F. Brendel of the Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik, Leipzig (1863) and in 1867 he was responsible, with the editor Julius Froebel, for the arts pages of the Sueddeutsche Presse. From 1863, he was drawn into Richard Wagner's circle and became a staunch champion of the composer, and at Wagner's request, he documented in detail in Die Bühnenproben zu den Bayreuther Festspielen des Jahres 1876 (Leipzig, 1881–96). After living for a while in Vienna he was called to Munich by Wagner's patron, Ludwig ii of Bavaria, for whom he had written a study of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde (publ. 1906). In 1886 he founded the Porges Choral Society, which promoted the works of Berlioz and Bruckner.
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