Composer Richard Strauss Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

German composer Richard Strauss died on this day in 1949 – aged 85

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Richard Strauss Died

German composer Richard Strauss died on this day in 1949 – aged 85.

Strauss‘ signature works include operas ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ and ‘Salome’ and orchestral masterworks ‘Death and Transfiguration’, ‘Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks’, ‘Ein Heldenleben’, ‘Also sprach Zarathustra’, ‘An Alpine Symphony’ and ‘Metamorphosen’.

His major contributions to the string repertoire include a violin concerto, a piano quartet – and violin and cello sonatas.

OSCAR SHUMSKY & GLENN GOULD | RICHARD STRAUSS | SONATA FOR VIOLIN & PIANO OP. 18 | 1ST MVT

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