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Richard Strauss (I) (1864–1949)

Richard Strauss was a German composer best known for symphonic poem 'Also sprach Zarathustra' (Thus Spoke Zarathustra, 1896) used as the music score in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) by director Stanley Kubrik. He was born Richard Georg Strauss on June 11, 1864, in Munich, Bavaria (now Germany). His father, named Franz Strauss, was the principal horn ... See full bio »

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 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 July 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
- Episode dated 8 January 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 2013 Im Olymp der Kunst (TV Movie) (music: "Die Frau ohne Schatten")
 2013 The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Watashi no Fujisan (2013) ... (writer: "Als Splash Zarathastra")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #21.147 (2013) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- Eva Longoria/Terry Crews/Cavalia's Odysseo (2013) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.59 (2012) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.24 (2012) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.20 (2012) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 2013 Pastor Mike Online (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.142 (2013) ... (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 2013 Mother of George (writer: "Vier Letzte Lieder-Im Abendrot")
 2012 Arròs covat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Arròs per a tres (2012) ... (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 2012 Funny Show Part Two: The Video - Movie (Video) (music: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 2012 BBC Proms (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Prom 5: Strauss, Saariaho & Sibelius (2012) ... (music: "Also sprach Zarathustra", "Four Last Songs")
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 3")
 2012/I Room 237 (Documentary) ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2012 The Last Elvis (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
  Robot Chicken (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
- Casablankman 2 (2011) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2011 Official Revenge of the Nerds Parody (Video) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2011 Mad (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- HOPS/Naru210 (2011) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- So You Think You Can Train Your Dragon How to Dance/Yo Gagga Gagga! (2011) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2011 SGU Stargate Universe (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Hope (2011) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2011 Women in Love (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2011 Orange Juice in Bishop's Garden (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Something to Put in Your Hat (2011) ... ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2011 LittleBigPlanet 2 (Video Game) (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2010 The Amazing Bulk (Video) ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (TV Movie) (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 2010 Yogi Bear (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathrustra")
 2010 Misfits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathrustra" - uncredited)
 2010 Love & Other Drugs (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2010/I Simple Simon (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2010 The Accidental Death of Joey by Sue (writer: "Allerseelen (All Souls Day)")
 2010 Jeopardy! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #26.156 (2010) ... (writer: "Ein Heldenleben")
 2010 Udo Proksch: Out of Control (Documentary) (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 2010 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sword of Guillaume (2010) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2010 The Killer Inside Me (writer: "Im Abendrot (Four Last Songs)")
 2009 Planet 51 (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2009 Land of the Lost (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2009 Big River Man (Documentary) (writer: "Morgen!!")
 2009 The Answer to the Lost Riddle (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prophets of the New Order (2009) ... (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 2008 Wir sind Kaiser (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (2008) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2008 Bronson (writer: "Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64: Sonnenaufgang" - uncredited)
 2008 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Opening Night Gala Starring Renée Fleming (2008) ... (music: "Capriccio, Final Scene")
 2008 WALL·E (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2008 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Double Vision: Part 2 (2008) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 2008 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization (2008) ... ("Also Sprach Zarathustra", uncredited)
 2008 Semi-Pro (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2007 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.5 (2007) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 2007 Sydney White (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2007 The Simpsons Movie (music: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 2007 The Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Launch (2007) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 2007 Homo Erectus (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2006 Jackass Number Two (Documentary) ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2006 L'étrangère (music: "Der Rosenkavalier")
 2006 The Omen (writer: "Ah! Ich habe deinen Mund geküsst, Jochanaan" (1905))
 2006 WWE Backlash (TV Special) (writer: "Sprach Zarathustra")
 1991-2006 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife (2006) ... (writer: "ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA" - uncredited)
- On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister (2005) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- The Ziff Who Came to Dinner (2004) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- Little Girl in the Big Ten (2002) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2006 Doogal (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2005 History Rings True: Red Sox Opening Day Ring Ceremony (Video documentary) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2005 Rebound (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2005 Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2004 Mana: Beyond Belief (Documentary) ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2004 Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2004 (2004) ... (music: "Don Quixote")
 2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2004 The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Phantom Victory (2004) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 2003 WWE Raw 2: Ruthless Aggression (Video Game) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2003 WrestleMania XIX (Video Game) (writer: "Sprach Zarathustra")
 2000-2003 Futurama (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Sting (2003) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
- Godfellas (2002) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
- A Bicyclops Built for Two (2000) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2003 Perduto amor (writer: "BEIM SCHLAFENGEHEN")
 2003 Daddy Day Care (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2002 The Hours (music: "Beim Schlafengehen")
 2002 WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth (Video Game) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2002 Waking Up in Reno (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2002 The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2002 Thunderpants (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2002 The New Guy (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2002 Death to Smoochy (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2001 Zoolander ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (writer: "Der Rosenkavalier Suite, Opus 59")
 2001 Space Oddity (Short) (music: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 2000 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dawn of Man (2000) ... (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 2000 What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (Video documentary) (writer: "ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA")
 2000 House! (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 2000 I Dreamed of Africa (music: "Im Abendrot (At Dusk)" - uncredited)
 2000 Ariadne auf Naxos (TV Movie) (music: "Ariadne auf Naxos")
 1999 Man on the Moon (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (1896))
 1999 Magnolia (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1999 Toy Story 2 (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1999 Dudley Do-Right (writer: "Vienna Blood")
 1999 Love Stinks (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1999 To Build a Better Mousetrap (Short) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1999 My Favorite Martian (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1998 Tzitut, sof tzitut (Short) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1998 The Rugrats Movie (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (music: "Salome")
 1998 Beware of My Love (writer: "Im Abendrot")
 1997 Artemisia (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Morgen")
 1997 24 7: Twenty Four Seven (writer: "Ramble On Love")
 1997 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Nightmare on Dick Street: Part 1 (1997) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1997 Cartoon Sushi (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathsura" - uncredited)
 1996 Squish Story (Documentary) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1996 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- $20.01 (1996) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1995 Casino (writer: "Sunrise")
 1995 Clueless ("ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA")
 1995 Phettbergs nette Leit Show (TV Series) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1992-1995 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Double Header/The Scotsman in Space (1995) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- Ren's Pecs/An Abe Divided (1993) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
- Out West/Rubber Nipple Salesmen (1992) ... (music: "Aus Italien (aka Funiculì, Funiculà)" - uncredited)
 1994 The Stöned Age (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1994 S.F.W. (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1994 Ring of Steel (writer: "Don Juan Opus 20")
 1989-1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- The Painted Hills (1993) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
- Mighty Jack (1989) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1993 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould ("Adagio cantabile from Sonata in B minor", Op. 5)
 1992 The Accompanist (writer: "Wiegenlied" - as R. Strauss)
 1992 Le mirage (music: "Im Abendrot")
 1991-1992 Designing Women (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- I Enjoy Being a Girl (1992) ... ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
- The Big Desk: Part 1 (1991) ... ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1992 Waxwork II: Lost in Time (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1992 This Is My Life (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ninth Grade Man (1990) ... (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra", Op. 30)
 1990 Wild at Heart (writer: "Im Abendrot")
 1990 Romeo (writer: "Wiegenlied" (Berceuse))
 1989 Rising Storm (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1989 Turner & Hooch (writer: "ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA")
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary) (writer: "Also Sprake Zarathustra")
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (writer: "Also Spracht Zarathustra")
 1987 Coda (TV Movie) (writer: "Elektra")
 1987 Mascara (writer: "Salome")
 1986 Screenplay (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Daylight Robbery (1986) ... (writer: "Beim Schlafengehen")
 1984 2010 ("ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA")
 1983 The Sky on Location (Documentary) (music: "Four Last Songs")
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously ("Beim Schlafengehen")
 1982 Fitzcarraldo ("Opera on board")
 1980 Galaxina (music: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1979 Being There (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1979 Ripping Yarns (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Golden Gordon (1979) ... (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1979 Hot Stuff (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1978 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Robert Klein/Bonnie Raitt (1978) ... (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1978 Eugene Ormandy Conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra (TV Movie) (music: "Suite from 'Der Rosenkavalier'")
 1977 MTV: n juhlakonsertti (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Vier letzte Lieder: Frühling", "Vier letzte Lieder: Im Abendrot")
 1977 The Frank Rosenthal Show (TV Series) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1976 Souperman (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1976 The Big Bus (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" (1896))
 1976 Blazing Zippers (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1975 Evening at Symphony (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Central Park in the Dark/A Hero's Life (1975) ... (music: "Ein Heidenleben (A Hero's Life)")
 1974 Satisfaction (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1974 Panorama Blue (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1973 Begone Satan (Short) (writer: "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28")
 1972 Salomè (writer: "Dance of the Seven Veils")
 1972 Little Sisters (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1971 All in the Family (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1971 Tarkan and the Blood of the Vikings (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1971 The Projectionist (music: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1970 Salomé (writer: "Salome")
 1970 Catch-22 (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1970 One More Time ("Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1970 The Strawberry Statement (writer: "Also sprach Zarathustra")
 1969 Kuustudio (TV Movie) (writer: "Also Sprach Zarathustra" - uncredited)
 1969 Love is Colder Than Death ("Der Rosenkavalier")
 1969 Civilisation (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Fallacies of Hope (1969) ... (writer: "Solemn Prelude", "Till Eulenspiegel" - uncredited)
 1958-1968 New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Fantastic Variations (Don Quixote) (1968) ... (music: "Don Quixote", Op. 35 (excerpts))
- What Does Music Mean? (1958) ... (music: "Don Quixote" (excerpt))
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (music: "Also Sprach Zarathustra")
 1966 The Epic That Never Was (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Also sprach Zarathustra" (opening fanfare))
 1961 Romanticism in Music (TV Movie) (music: "Don Juan")
 1959 The Infinite Variety of Music (TV Movie) (music: "Death and Transfiguration" (finale), final trio from "Der Rosenkavalier")
 1956 Serenade (music: "Italian Tenor Aria" - uncredited)
 1954 Black Widow (music: "Dance of the Seven Veils")
 1953 The Man Between (writer: "Salome")
 1948 Three Daring Daughters (writer: "WHERE THERE'S LOVE" - uncredited)
 1938 Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations (Documentary) ("Olympische Hymnne")
 1931 Ariane ("Freundliche Vision")
 1925 Der Rosenkavalier (arranger: "Der Rosenkavalier") / (writer: "Der Rosenkavalier")
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