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Monday, November 3, 2014

150 Years Of Richard Strauss Celebrating Kolkata

On 3 November, 2014 at 5:30 pm the city will celebrate 150 Years of
Richard Strauss, the great German musician. The function will be held
at the western veranda of Victoria Memorial. Goethe Institute, Max
Mueller Bhavan and Calcutta School Of Music will jointly organise the
programme.

Robert Strauss was born on 11 June, 1864 in Munich and wrote his first
composition at the age of six. He learnt music from his father.
Germany recognised him as the magician of music for his outstanding
compositions, symphony and orchestra. He was died on 8 September,
1949.

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A. B.

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