Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss bio

Birth Name: Richard Georg Strass

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Munich

Date Of Birth: June 11, 1864

Date Of Death: September 8, 1949

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Richard Strauss was born on the 11th of June, 1864. He was known for being a Composer. Though he also had a successful career as a conductor, this German musician is best remembered for composing significant operas (including Salome and Der Rosenkavalier); symphonic poems (including Also sprach Zarathustra and Death and Transfiguration); and lieder and orchestral pieces (including, respectively, Four Last Songs and Metamorphosen).

Richard Strauss was born in Munich. He grew up in Munich, Germany, and received his early musical education from his father, the prominent horn player Franz Strauss. He composed his first piece of music when he was just six years old. His 1888 tone poem, Don Juan, is regarded as his first mature work.

Richard Strauss was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Richard Strauss was born in 1860s.

Richard Georg Strass is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Richard’s Richard Georg Strass attended Munich University.


Richard Strauss’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Richard Strauss’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Richard Strauss kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Richard Strauss was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Richard Georg Strass
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Richard Strauss was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Strauss was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Richard Strauss had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Richard Strauss’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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