Straus, Oscar

(1870–1954)
   Austrian composer. Straus was a composer and conductor in his native Vienna and in Berlin, producing a series of tuneful and popular operettas, such as Dream Waltz (1907) and The Chocolate Soldier (1908). He also wrote the music for La Ronde (1950) and other films.

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  • STRAUS, OSCAR — (1870–1954), composer. Born and educated in Vienna, Straus also studied in Berlin with Max Bruch. In 1901, after conducting various theater orchestras in Austria and Germany, he became conductor at the satirical cabaret Ueberbrettl in Berlin.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Straus, Oscar — ▪ Austrian composer born March 6, 1870, Vienna, Austria died Jan. 11, 1954, Bad Ischl       Austrian composer known for his operetta The Chocolate Soldier.       Straus studied in Vienna and with Max Bruch in Berlin and became a theatre conductor …   Universalium

  • Straus, Oscar Solomon — ▪ United States statesman born Dec. 23, 1850, Otterberg, Bavaria [Germany] died May 3, 1926, New York, N.Y., U.S.       the first Jewish U.S. Cabinet member (1906–09), three time emissary to Ottoman Turkey (1887–89, 1898–1900, 1909–10), and… …   Universalium

  • Straus, Oscar Solomon — (1850 1926)    American diplomat and jurist, brother of Nathan Straus. He served as American minister in Turkey, and later was apointed to the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague. He was secretary of commerce and labour in the US… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Oscar Solomon Straus — Oscar Straus Oscar Solomon Straus (* 23. Dezember 1850 in Otterberg in Rheinland Pfalz; † 3. Mai 1926 in New York City) war Diplomat und Handelsminister der USA. Von 1906 bis 1909 war er unter Theodore Roosevelt der erste Jude in einem US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oscar Straus (Politiker) — Oscar Straus Oscar Solomon Straus (* 23. Dezember 1850 in Otterberg, Königreich Bayern; † 3. Mai 1926 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Diplomat deutscher Herkunft und Handels und Arbeitsminister der Vereinigten Staaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oscar Solomon Straus — Oscar Straus (homme politique)  Pour le compositeur autrichien, voir Oscar Straus (compositeur). Oscar Solomon Straus Oscar Solomon Straus ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oscar straus (homme politique) —  Pour le compositeur autrichien, voir Oscar Straus (compositeur). Oscar Solomon Straus Oscar Solomon Straus ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oscar Straus (composer) — Oscar Straus, c. 1902 Oscar Nathan Straus (6 March 1870 – 11 January 1954) was a Viennese composer of operettas and film scores and songs. He also wrote about 500 cabaret songs, chamber music, and orchestral and choral works. His original name… …   Wikipedia

  • Oscar Levi-Strauss — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Levi Strauss.  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Oscar Straus. Oscar Levi Strauss (26 février 1829 26 septembre 1902) est un …   Wikipédia en Français

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