Apocalyse Now director is checking out Bayreuth

Francis Ford Coppola, a well-known music lover, is summering with Wagner.

francis ford coppola in bayreuth

Photo: Ronald Wittek/NB-Kurier

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  • And his uncle, Anton Coppola, has been composing and conducting opera for decades, and continues to do so at the age of 99. Francis consulted with him on his soundtrack choices many times over the years, and he was a driving force behind Nino Rota being hired for the “Godfather” score.

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