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2014: A year of anniversaries
Strauss was one of the pre-eminent composers of opera in the early 20th century. He is known for Der Rosenkavalier and Salome, his Four Last Songs and such tone poems as Also sprach Zarathustra. He was born 150 years ago on 11 June.