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strauss Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun German composer of many operas; collaborated with librettist Hugo von Hoffmannsthal to produce several operas (1864-1949)
    Richard Strauss.
  2. noun Austrian composer and son of Strauss the Elder; composed many famous waltzes and became known as the `waltz king' (1825-1899)
    Johann Strauss; Strauss the Younger.
  3. noun Austrian composer of waltzes (1804-1849)
    Johann Strauss; Strauss the Elder.