Adolf Strauss


Adolf Strauss

1902 - 1944

Adolf Strauss was a Czech pianist, violinist, accordion and harmonica player, composer and kapellmeister. He studied at the Prague Conservatory, before moving to Leipzig, where he became conductor of the Leipzig Kristallpalast.

During the war he was active in the ghetto of Prague until he was deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp, where he continued his work as a musician. In 1944, he was transported to Auschwitz, where he was killed.

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Song List

This list is likely to be of songs that have been performed at Oxford International Song Festivals and Oxford Song events, and may not be comprehensive of this composer's compositions. This database is ever growing as a work in progress, with further songs regularly being added.

Ich weiss bestimmt, ich werd' dich wiedersehen (1943) Adolf Strauss

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