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Richard Strauss: 15 facts about the great composer
For his later operas, Strauss reverted to a more lush, melodic late-Romantic style. These works included the hugely successful Der Rosenkavalier (1911), Ariadne auf Naxos (1912), and Arabella (1932). Pictured here are Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Sena Jurinac in a scene from Der Rosenkavalier at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 1959.