Richard Strauss By garri johnson. country Richard Strauss was born in Germany.

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<ul><li><p>Richard StraussBy garri johnson</p></li><li><p>countryRichard Strauss was born in Germany.</p></li><li><p>bornHe was born on 6\11\1864.He died 9\8\1949.</p></li><li><p>Type of music eraThe type of music he played was romantic in the early era of operas etc.</p></li><li><p>Famous songsD minor symphony. Popp, Gruberova,mattilia. </p></li><li><p>Interesting factsRichard Strauss , 1864-1949, German composer. Strauss brought to a culmination the development of the 19th-century symphonic poem, and was a leading composer of romantic opera in the early 20th cent. Son of a celebrated horn player, he had extensive musical instruction and began composing as a child of six. His first major work, the symphony in D minor, was first performed in 1880. Strauss's early works, in classical forms, brought him instant acclaim. He succeeded Hans von Blow as conductor at Meiningen (1885-86) and later as conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic concerts (1894-95). His friendship with the poet Alexander Ritter influenced him to adopt the romantic aesthetic philosophy and style of Liszt and Wagner . A group of songs, the symphonic fantasy Aus Italien (1886), and the symphonic poems Don Juan (1888) and Death and Transfiguration (1889) were the first.</p></li></ul>

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