Quote ~ 2010-09-20 ~ Mark At last R gets down again to his score, though he still has no pen which he likes. Cosima Wagner. I have no idea who is behind the tweeted diaries of Richard Wagner’s second wife, but it’s one of my favorites. It’s a great inside view of a married couple, 19th-century upper-crust German social life, creative struggle, random dreams, etc. Here are a few other favorite excerpts.