Definition of Strauss

1. Noun. German composer of many operas; collaborated with librettist Hugo von Hoffmannsthal to produce several operas (1864-1949).

Exact synonyms: Richard Strauss
Generic synonyms: Composer



2. Noun. Austrian composer and son of Strauss the Elder; composed many famous waltzes and became known as the 'waltz king' (1825-1899).
Exact synonyms: Johann Strauss, Strauss The Younger
Generic synonyms: Composer

3. Noun. Austrian composer of waltzes (1804-1849).
Exact synonyms: Johann Strauss, Strauss The Elder
Generic synonyms: Composer

Definition of Strauss

1. Proper noun. (surname German from=German) ¹

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Strand
Strangelovian
Strasbourg
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Stratford
Stratford-on-Avon
Stratford-upon-Avon
Stratfordian
Stratfordians
Stratocaster
Stratocasters
Strauss
Strauss the Elder
Strauss the Younger
Straussian
Straussians
Stravinskian
Stravinsky
Stravinskyan
Straw
Streep
Streisand
Streisand effect
Strekelia
Strekelia formosissima
Strelitz

Literary usage of Strauss

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"She is the sister-in-law of strauss. Objection is made to the testimony of Chapman Bradford, offered in rebuttal, to the effect that he had seen in the ..."

2. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"Soon, however, their numbers had to be increased to meet their numerous engagements, and strauss acted as deputy-conductor till 1825, when he and banner ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"In the critical study of the life of Jesus, strauss stands at the middle point. ... On his life and works consult: E. Zeller, DF strauss in feinem Leben und ..."

4. Famous Composers and Their Works by Philip Hale, Louis Charles Elson (1900)
"Precocious as Mozart or as Chopin, strauss nevertheless lacked individuality until his ... Richard strauss in Germany to-day is emperor of the orchestra. ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1849)
"strauss was a man of remarkable genius, and not only developed the powers ... No, strauss, you must come ; don't keep me waiting ; I have an immensity to do ..."

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