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The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play. ---->>>

Never look at the trombones. You'll only encourage them. ---->>>

I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer. ---->>>

Bear in mind that you are not making music for your own pleasure, but for the pleasure of your audience. ---->>>

Never let the horns and woodwinds out of your sight; if you can hear them at all, they are too loud. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: June 11, 1864
Die: 09-08, 1949
Occupation: Composer

Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, which include Der Rosenkavalier, Elektra, Die Frau ohne Schatten and Salome; his Lieder, especially his Four Last Songs; his tone poems, including Don Juan, Death and Transfiguration, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Also sprach Zarathustra, Ein Heldenleben, Symphonia Domestica, and An Alpine Symphony; and other instrumental works such as Metamorphosen and his Oboe Concerto (wikipedia)