Richard Wagner (22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer. His compositions "Wagner: Szene 3: 'Ein Schwert verhieß mir der Vater (Die Walküre - Erster Tag des Bühnenfestspiels "Der Ring des Nibelungen"/Erster Aufzug)" and "Wagner: Trauermarsch (Götterdämmerung - Dritter Tag des Bühnenfestspiels "Der Ring des Nibelungen"/Dritter Aufzug)" are featured in Captain America: The First Avenger. His composition "Ride of the Valkyries" is featured in the video game The Incredible Hulk. He is mentioned in the comic book Captain America: First Vengeance.
- "Ride of the Valkyries" was also featured in the Sony Pictures Studios production Ghost Rider.
- Richard Wagner's composition "Bridal Chorus" was featured in the Sony Pictures Studios production Spider-Man 2 and 20th Century Fox production Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
- Richard Wagner's compositions "Bridal Chorus", "Overture: The Flying Dutchman", "Tannhäuser Overture" and "Siegfried's Funeral March" were featured in the DC Entertainment production Smallville. "Bridal Chorus" was also featured in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Gotham.
- "Ride of the Valkyries" was also featured in the DC Entertainment production Watchmen.