Richard Strauss was a renowned German composer and conductor regarded as one of the most prominent composers of the Romantic era. His best known
works include Elektra, Der Rosenkavlier and Death and Transfiguration.
He was the son of Josephine and musician Franz Strauss. He and popular soprano Pauline de Ahna got married in 1894. The couple had a son named
Franz in 1897.
He began composing his first pieces when he was only six years old. By the time he was 18, he had composed over a hundred works.
Adolf Hitler was an admirer of his work.
was a famous German composer and conductor,
who was born on
June 11, 1864. As a person born on this date, Richard Strauss is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 11) and the 6th most popular for the year (1864).
People born on June 11
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Richard Strauss is the 506th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Richard Strauss' birthday, Richard Strauss is the 83rd most famous German.
In general, Richard Strauss ranks as the 6035th
most popular famous person, and the 32nd most popular songwriter / composer of all time.
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