[strous or for 1–3, 5, German shtrous]
- Da·vid Frie·drich [dah-veet free-drikh] /ˈdɑ vit ˈfri drɪx/, 1808–74, German theologian, philosopher, and author.
- Jo·hann [yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/, 1804–49, Austrian orchestra conductor and composer.
- his sonJohannThe Waltz King, 1825–99, Austrian orchestra conductor and composer.
- Levi,1829?–1902, U.S. pants manufacturer: developed Levis.
- Ri·chard [rikh-ahrt] /ˈrɪx ɑrt/, 1864–1949, German orchestra conductor and composer.
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Examples from the Web for strauss
He thus appointed Strauss to the post of president of the Reich Chamber of Music in 1933.
Goebbels was also instrumental in the initial success Strauss had under the Nazis.
Trying to quantify charisma, Strauss said, “is like trying to nail Jello to the wall.”Paul Begala on Why Bill Clinton’s Still Got the Magic
October 10, 2012
The YouTube clip showing Strauss in a meth-induced manic episode garnered over 800,000 views.
Throughout the Lohan interview and Strauss appearance, I found myself siding with, and even—gasp—cheering for, Dr. Phil.
Strauss calls William “A romanticist on the throne of the Cæsars!”Blood and Iron
John Hubert Greusel
Strauss and Debussy are also very different in their methods of composition.Great Pianists on Piano Playing
James Francis Cooke
For Strauss will have it that the finite must not be separated from God.
In other parts of the work there is much that is thoroughly worthy of Strauss.
In his later phase Strauss appears as a psychologist and an esprit fin.
- David Friedrich (ˈdaːfɪt ˈfriːdrɪç). 1808–74, German Protestant theologian: in his Life of Jesus (1835–36) he treated the supernatural elements of the story as myth
- Johann (joˈhan). 1804–49, Austrian composer, noted for his waltzes
- his son, Johann, called the Waltz King. 1825–99, Austrian composer, whose works include The Blue Danube Waltz (1867) and the operetta Die Fledermaus (1874)
- Richard (ˈrɪçart). 1864–1949, German composer, noted esp for his symphonic poems, including Don Juan (1889) and Till Eulenspiegel (1895), his operas, such as Elektra (1909) and Der Rosenkavalier (1911), and his Four Last Songs (1948)
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