Richard Strauss

1864 - 1949

Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss (German pronunciation: [ˈʁɪçaʁt ˈʃtʁaʊs]; 11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a German composer, conductor, pianist, and violinist. Considered a leading composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras, he has been described as a successor of Richard Wagner and Franz Liszt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Strauss has received more than 1,804,469 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular composer.

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Among composers, Richard Strauss ranks 33 out of 1,008Before him are Johann Strauss II, Dmitri Shostakovich, Ennio Morricone, Jean Sibelius, Maurice Ravel, and Sergei Rachmaninoff. After him are Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Johann Strauss I, Jacques Offenbach, Sergei Prokofiev, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and Modest Mussorgsky.

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Among people born in 1864, Richard Strauss ranks 3Before him are Max Weber and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. After him are Alois Alzheimer, Wilhelm Wien, Camille Claudel, Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Eleftherios Venizelos, Maurice Leblanc, and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine. Among people deceased in 1949, Richard Strauss ranks 2Before him is Maurice Maeterlinck. After him are Sigrid Undset, George Gurdjieff, Georgi Dimitrov, Edward Thorndike, Margaret Mitchell, James Ensor, Hassan al-Banna, Friedrich Bergius, Elton Mayo, and August Krogh.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Richard Strauss ranks 69 out of 3,763Before him are Ludwig Feuerbach (1804), Charles the Bald (823), Erich Fromm (1900), Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762), William I, German Emperor (1797), and Erich Maria Remarque (1898). After him are Jacques Offenbach (1819), Erich von Manstein (1887), Karl Jaspers (1883), Caspar David Friedrich (1774), Clara Zetkin (1857), and Heinrich Schliemann (1822).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Richard Strauss ranks 8Before him are Johann Sebastian Bach (1685), Richard Wagner (1813), George Frideric Handel (1685), Johannes Brahms (1833), Robert Schumann (1810), and Felix Mendelssohn (1809). After him are Jacques Offenbach (1819), Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714), Carl Maria von Weber (1786), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681), Carl Orff (1895), and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714).

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