Hofmannsthal

[ hawf-mahns-tahl ]
/ ˈhɔf mɑnsˌtɑl /

noun

Hu·go von [hoo-goh fuhn], /ˈhu goʊ fən/, 1874–1929, Austrian poet, playwright, and librettist.

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Hofmannsthal
/ (German ˈhoːfmanstaːl) /

noun

Hugo von (ˈhuːɡo fɔn). 1874–1929, Austrian lyric poet and dramatist, noted as the librettist for Richard Strauss' operas, esp Der Rosenkavalier (1911), Elektra (1909), and Ariadne auf Naxos (1912)
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