Richard strauss

Drake Gibbins

birth and death

Richard Strauss was born June 11,1864 in Munich Germany his death was September 8 1949 in Garmisch Parten Kirchen Germany

fun facts

His father was a famous horn player who taught him and got him into music

Straus's first famous compositon was violin concerto in D minor

At first he was a master at the horn

General Life

Richard Strauss was a famous German composer and he created some fabulous pieces after he left school in 1882 he dedicated his life mostly to music and had already composed over 140 pieces of music. Since he left school he had met many famous composers in that time. He was actually a composer in the romantic period in the late 19th century and in the early 20th century he wrote good symphonic poems that truly masterpieces.

Music pieces

One of his famous pieces was "Also Sprach Zarathurstra" another one is Vienna Waltzes and finally Andante Teneramente
Richard Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra / 2001 Space Odyssey opening theme