Romantic opera composer Richard Georg Strauss was born in Bavaria in 1864. He died in Germany in 1949. Among his works, including several operas, he also composed the Olympic hymn for the 1936 Games in Berlin. His mention can bring controversy among musicologists and historians alike. His abilities are still debated and categorization between Romantic and Modern periods is open to interpretation. Although he had a friendly working relationship with Jewish composer Zweig, some accused him of contributing too much to the Nazi cause through his music. Despite his name Richard Strauss is not related to the Vienna Strauss family.
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Classical Archives: Richard Strauss
Biography, complete files offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Richard Georg Strauss
Chronological listing of operas by premiere with venue. Additional information for Salome, Elektra, and the revised Ariadne auf Naxos. Also other vocal dramatic works.
Biography, links, and directory of free MP3 audio files from Classic Cat.
Filmography listing the use of his works in television and motion pictures and filmed versions of his operas from the Internet Movie Database.
Wikipedia article with biography, photograph, details on tone poems, operas, relationship with the Nazis, and links to his works plus related people and topics.
Listing at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with list of vocal works linked to lyrics, many in English translation.
Brief biography, recommended recordings, and links from Classical Net.
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Brief biography and caricature with summaries of operas and orchestral and vocal music with recommended Naxos recordings.
Richard Strauss: An Overview
Article from mfiles with biography, major works, and links to related composers.
Richard Strauss: Musical Muralist
Brief biography, selected works, quotations, discography, recommended readings, chronology, photograph, and related resources.
Richard Strauss: Operas on CD
Discography notes which are available only as LP titles.
Strauss, Richard (1864 - 1949), Germany
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Works of Richard Strauss
Chronological listing by TFV and opus number with LP and CD discography and selected English-language bibliography by Jared Weinberger.
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