Disclaimer and Contact Details

We invite you to visit the official website of our grandfather Richard Strauss.
It is not our intention, to "popularize" his work. The effect of his work as a composer, conductor and artistic director became so global throughout his lifetime that even today, over 50 years after his death, his works continue to enjoy great international success.

We still have vivid memories of Richard Strauss as a person, who was not only the ingenious creator of "Zarathustra" and the "Rosenkavalier", but also a loving grandfather. We would like to share these memories with you.
Perhaps you are a passionate opera and concert aficionado – then these insights into the workshop of the genius will arouse your curiosity.  Perhaps you know only a few pieces of Richard Strauss that have been used in movies or advertisements on television – then you will be fascinated to learn that he was the creator of almost 300 musical works.
Perhaps you also have an interest in his life, which began during the years of candles and oil lamps and ended during the atomic age.
Come and visit Richard Strauss.  A life full of triumphs, sometimes shaken by crisis and not without contradictions awaits you:  the life of a genius who has so much to offer you.
The Richard Strauss Family
Terms of Use
Terms of Use

The Richard Strauss Publisher endeavours to take all reasonable measures that the information contained on the Richard-Strauss website is accurate, but cannot make claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information.


The Richard Strauss publisher provides the information about the Richard Strauss website "as-is" and without warranty of any kind.  In particular, no liability will be assumed for interrupted or disturbed visits to the website which may be the consequence of (i) inappropriate soft- or hardware on the side of the user, (ii) inappropriate handling by the user, (iii) impossibility of access to the Internet, (iv) limitation of service or termination of service by third parties (v) interruptions announced (by Richard Strauss publisher) for service interventions or introduction of new technology or due to force majeure
Neither does the  Richard Strauss publisher accept responsibility and provide  guarantees for interrupted or disturbed visits to the Richard Strauss website, nor that any errors will be rectified, nor that the Richard Strauss website and its underlying infrastructure is free from viruses and other harmful software.

Some areas of the Richard Strauss website, allow the user to participate interactively. For users of this site, it is possible to post opinions (on the opinion forums).  It is possible that contents appear on this website that do not comply with the ethical, legal and moral principles of the Richard Strauss Publishing House.  Illegal and ethically or morally questionable or harassing information on the Richard Strauss website is forbidden, as is the use by the user or third parties of the Richard Strauss website in a way that adversely affects its function.  The user will observe the following standard forms of Netiquette. 
The following activities are in particular prohibited:

- The expression of racist or pornographic ideas and content, which may affect third parties in any way
- The transmission of junk mail, chain letters or mass mailings
- Any content or information that relates to the purchase of weapons or provides links to such sites.  In particular, the posting of any content related to violence is prohibited.
- Creating computer viruses and/or uploading or providing links that operate such a computer virus
Client: Responsible for the content:  
Publisher Dr. Richard Strauss, Bösendorferstraße 4,
A- 1010 Vienna, Contact: Madeleine Rohla-Strauss

Graphic Design Agency
Project coordination, content design, screen design
Grosse Sperlgasse 10/1, A - 1210 Vienna
Website: www.buerozwo.at
Contact: Christoph Nemetz

msdesign - creative areas
Technical implementation and programming
Abt-Karl Gasse 7/5
A-1180 Vienna,
Website: www.msdesign.ms
Contact: Merih Sahiner
Mag. Christoph Wagner-Trenkwitz
Text editing and coordination of contents
Veithgasse 5-8, A 1030 Vienna
Contact: Mag. Christoph-Wagner-Trenkwitz

Mag. Harald Hebling
Text editing
Steigenteschgasse 152/3,
A 1229 Vienna,
Contact: Harald Hebling
The Richard Strauss website (www.richardstrauss.at, www.richardstrauss.org, www.richardstrauss.info) is owned and controlled by Publisher Dr. Richard Strauss.

No material that is taken, downloaded or copied from the website www.richardstrauss.org, www.richardstrauss.at or www.richardstrauss.info may be used for any purpose other than for browsing and solely for personal (non-commercial), private use.  Changes to the Richard Strauss website or other use thereof constitutes a violation of copyright.

Information that is provided to us via the internet (such as event notices) may be used without restriction by Publisher Dr. Richard Strauss and neither you nor any third party will be entitled to any compensation.
Copyrights for pictures and videos:

The majority of the images and videos that have been used in this website have been obtained from either the private property of the Strauss family, the archives of the publisher Dr. Richard Strauss or from the book "Richard Strauss Personally" (Kurt Wilhelm, Henschel Publisher www.henschel-verlag.de).

The operators of this website have endeavoured to obtain the rights or to elicit the rights holders in all pictures used. In those cases where the legal owner could not be clearly identified and any claims resulting from the use of images should occur, the operator of the website asks the user to contact the publisher Dr. Richard Strauss: info@richardstrauss.org
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Auftraggeber, für den Inhalt verantwortlich:
Verlag Dr. Richard Strauss Bösendorferstraße 4,
A- 1010 Wien, Kontakt: Madeleine Rohla-Strauss

Büro für Gestaltung
Projektkoordination, inhaltliche Konzeption, Screendesign
Grosse Sperlgasse 10/1, A - 1210 Wien
Website: www.buerozwo.at
Kontakt: Christoph Nemetz

msdesign - creative areas
Technische Umsetzung und Programmierung
Abt-Karl Gasse 7/4
A-1180 Wien,
Website: www.msdesign.ms
Kontakt: Theresia Krusic-Sahiner

Mag. Christoph Wagner-Trenkwitz
Textredaktion und inhaltliche Koordination,
Veithgasse 5-8, A 1030 Wien
Kontakt: Mag. Christoph-Wagner-Trenkwitz

Mag. Harald Hebling
Steigenteschgasse 152/3,
A 1229 Wien,
Kontakt: Harald Hebling
Die Richard Strauss Website (www.richardstrauss.at, www.richardstrauss.org, www.richardstrauss.info) steht im Eigentum des Verlages Dr. Richard Strauss. (Adresse des Verlages)

Kein Material, das von www.richardstrauss.org, www.richardstrauss.at oder www.richardstrauss.info bezogen wird, darf anders als zu Browsingzwecken und bloss ausschliesslich zum persönlichen privaten (nicht-kommerziellen) Heimgebrauch genutzt werden. Änderungen der Richard Strauss Website oder anderweitiger Gebrauch stellen eine Urheberrechtsverletzung dar.

Informationen, die Sie uns über das Internet zukommen lassen (wie etwa Veranstaltungs- hinweise) dürfen vom Verlag Dr. Richard Strauss uneingeschränkt verwendet werden, ohne dass Ihnen oder Drittpersonen eine Entschädigung geschuldet wird.

Copyrights für Bilder und Videos:
Der Großteil der Bilder und der Videos, die in dieser Website verwendet wurden, stammen entweder aus dem Privatbesitz der Familie Strauss, dem Archiv des Verlages Dr. Richard Strauss oder aus dem Buch "Richard Strauss persönlich" (Kurt Wilhelm, Henschel Verlag, www.henschel-verlag.de).

Die Betreiber der Website haben sich bemüht, bei allen Abbildungen die Rechte einzuholen bzw. die Rechteinhaber zu eruieren. In jenen Fällen, in denen die Rechtsinhaber nicht eindeutig eruiert werden konnten und eventuelle Ansprüche aus der Verwendung von Bildern bestehen, ersuchen die Betreiber der Website um Kontaktaufnahme mit dem Verlag Dr. Richard Strauss: info@richardstrauss.org