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Richard Strauss

Richard StraussAKA Richard Georg Strauss

Born: 11-Jun-1864
Birthplace: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Died: 8-Sep-1949
Location of death: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Cause of death: Uremia
Remains: Buried, Richard Strauss Villa, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Also sprach Zarathustra

Father: Franz Strauss (horn player)
Mother: Josephine Pschorr
Wife: Pauline de Ahna (soprano, m. 10-Sep-1894, until his death, one son)
Son: Franz (b. 1897)

    University: University of Munich

    Vienna State Opera Principal Conductor (1919-24)
    Berlin Tonkünstler Orchestra Music Director (1901-)
    Berlin State Opera Music Director (1899-1913)

Is the subject of books:
Richard Strauss: A Chronicle of the Early Years, 1864–1898, 1982, BY: Willi Schuh
Richard Strauss: An Intimate Portrait, 1989, BY: Kurt Wilhelm

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