Der Rosenkavalier, Salome, Also sprach Zarathustra, Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, and Elektra. I could write a short biography about Strauss but, it’s not where Strauss lived or what his favorite flavor of ice cream was that is important. What endures is his music, and that is what is important to celebrate on his birthday.
From ClassicFM.com, 15 Facts About the Composer.
Take the quiz about Strauss over at the Guardian.com