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Meaning of Strauss

Strauss

Pronunciation: (strous or, for 1–3, 5, Ger. shtrous), [key]
— n.
  1. 1808–74, German theologian, philosopher, and author.
  2. 1804–49, Austrian orchestra conductor and composer.
  3. his son(“The Waltz King”), 1825–99, Austrian orchestra conductor and composer.
  4. 1829?–1902, U.S. pants manufacturer: developed Levis.
  5. 1864–1949, German orchestra conductor and composer.
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