Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss, bi Max Liebermann, 1918

Richard Georg Strauss (11 Juin 1864 – 8 September 1949) wis a leadin German componer o the late Romantic an early modren eras. He is kent for his operas, which include Der Rosenkavalier, Elektra, Die Frau ohne Schatten an Salome; his Lieder, especially his Four Last Songs; his tone poems, includin Don Juan, Death and Transfiguration, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Also sprach Zarathustra, Ein Heldenleben, Symphonia Domestica, an An Alpine Symphony; an ither instrumental warks such as Metamorphosen an his Oboe Concerto.