We asked the amazing soprano, basically, why everything Richard Strauss is so incredible
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“Hey, can you look after my manuscripts after I die?” “Sure!” *burns manuscripts*
Prepare your eardrums. We’re pretty sure Richard Strauss didn’t write it like this.
Nazis! Moustaches! Movies! Trousers! The life of Richard Strauss had it all, and we love him for it
When US soldiers tried to commandeer his house at the end of World War II, Richard Strauss told them: "I am Richard Strauss, the composer of Rosenkavalier and Salomé." Then he composed one of the soldiers an oboe concerto...
The great German composer was born 150 years ago in 1864. From Der Rosenkavalier to the revolutionary opera Salome, from Also Sprach Zarathustra to Four Last Songs, Strauss’s music is well worth discovering.
From a whole week of masterpieces by Richard Strauss, Jane Jones has one particular highlight
In completing Four Last Songs - his successful marriage of music and poetry - Richard Strauss also wrote his own epitaph.
Richard Strauss was the virtuoso orchestra composer par excellence, blessed with a colossal imagination.