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Strauss

play
biographical name \ˈshtrau̇s, ˈstrau̇s\

Definition of Strauss

  1. David Friedrich 1808–1874 Ger. theol. & philos.




Strauss

biographical name

Definition of Strauss

  1. Johann 1804–1849 & his sons Johann Baptist 1825–1899 & Josef 1827–1870 Austrian composers




Strauss

biographical name

Definition of Strauss

  1. Ri*chard play \ˈri-ˌkärt, -ˌḵärt\ 1864–1949 Ger. composer

Straussian play \ˈstrau-sē-ən, ˈshtrau̇-\ adjective



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