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Hofmannsthal, Hugo von

Pronunciation: /ˈhōfmənˌstäl/
(1874–1929), Austrian poet and playwright. He wrote the libretti for many of Richard Strauss’s operas, including Elektra (1909) and Der Rosenkavalier (1911). With Strauss and Max Reinhardt, he helped found the Salzburg Festival.

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Syllabification: Hof·manns·thal, Hugo von

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