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Oscar Straus Edit Profile

composer , conductor

Oscar Straus, Austrian composer, conductor.

Background

Straus, Oscar was born on March 6, 1870 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Louis and Gabriele (Stern) Straus.

Education

Studied, Vienna Conservatory and with Max Bruch, Berlin. Came to the United States, 1925, 1930, 1940.

Career

Conductor symphony and popular concerts. Composer operettas: A Waltz Dream, The Chocolate Soldier, The Last Waltz, Three Waltzes, etc. Naturalized American citizen.

Address: 145 W. 58th St., New York City 19.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer operettas: A Waltz Dream, The Chocolate Soldier, The Last Waltz, Three Waltzes, etc. Naturalized American citizen.

Connections

Married Clara Singer, December 9, 1908. Children: Erwin, Kitty.

father:
Louis Straus

mother:
Gabriele (Stern) Straus

spouse:
Clara Singer

children:
Erwin Straus

Kitty Straus