Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, which include 'Der Rosenkavalier', 'Elektra', 'Die Frau ohne Schatten' and 'Salome'; his Lieder, especially his 'Four Last Songs'; his tone poems, including 'Don Juan', 'Death and Transfiguration', 'Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks', 'Also sprach Zarathustra', 'Ein Heldenleben', 'Symphonia Domestica', and 'An Alpine Symphony'; and other instrumental works such as 'Metamorphosen' and his Oboe Concerto. Wikipedia*

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Richard Strauss has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Senate Committee. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1994 with an average of 19 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 9, 1992 - Present Vice President, National Automobile Dealers Association Videos: 2

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