Strauss[s̸htro̵us; E stro̵us]
Strauss definition by Webster's New World
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- Strauss, Johann 1825-99; Austrian composer, esp. of waltzes
- Strauss, Richard 1864-1949; Ger. composer & conductor
Strauss definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Johann Known as “the Elder.” 1804-1849.
Austrian violinist and composer of waltzes and other works, notably Redetzky March (1848). His son Johann (1825-1899), known as “the Younger,” is sometimes called “the Waltz King” and is best remembered for his numerous waltzes, such as “The Blue Danube” (1867).
, Levi 1829?-1902.
American clothing manufacturer who developed heavy denim trousers and founded Levi Strauss and Company (1850).
, Richard 1864-1949.
German composer known chiefly for his symphonic poems, such as Don Quixote (1897), and his operas, including Salome (1905).