Richard wagner was an opera composer and an active anti-semite. Puff the magic dragon was banned in thailand. The bare naked ladies were not allowed to perform at nathan philips square because of their offensive name. Political bodies are threatened when there are celebrities with a following that have their own opinions and are very influential. Discussed why people were leaving the catholic church. Got rid of thousands of compositions because they believed that music in service was turning people away. Music can be propaganda in that you sing words which are put in to your mouth over and over again. Johann hermann schein, frischauf, ihr lkloseterbr der mein , diletti pastorali (1626) You had to have a patent to do opera: a permission or monopoly on opera. When lully got the patent, he shut down performances of all other composer"s operas.