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Richard Strauss: 15 facts about the great composer
Richard Strauss heard his first Wagner operas, Lohengrin and Tannhäuser, in 1874. At first, his father banned the youth from studying Wagner’s music. It was not until the age of 16 that Richard was able to obtain a score of Tristan und Isolde. Wagner's music made a profound impact on his musical development.