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Richard Strauss with H. von Karajan and H.Tietjen / c. 1942
Richard Strauss; Composer; Munich
11.6.1864 – Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Richard Strauss (middle)
With the director of the Berlin Staatskapelle, Herbert...
For his next opera, Richard Strauss has already put together a unique, new and huge orchestra
Richard Strauss at the conductor’s stand
La Légende de Joseph / Scène du IIe acte
Des Helden Widersacher
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Richard Strauss
On 11 June we mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of German composer Richard Strauss, as well as the 65th anniversary of his death. Our archive is filled with a variety of images of the man and his works, including many photographs of and designs for productions of his operas. We present a selection of our favourites from the akg collection.