Ewald Straesser Allemagne Ewald Straesser (Sträßer) (27 June 1867 – 4 April 1933) was a German composer of classical music.
Straesser was born in Burscheid, near Cologne. He was a student of Franz Wüllner at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln and later counted Georg van Albrecht among his own students, also Erwin Schulhoff (teaching him instrumentation/orchestration) At the Hochschule he succeeded Joseph Haas as professor of composition in 1921.
He died in 1933 in Stuttgart. Wilhelm Furtwängler, Hermann Abendroth and other conductors and ensembles featured works by Straesser in their concerts. The conductor Karl Panzner (1866–1923 championed Straesser's symphonies early on (and premiered his 5th symphony.) (Hide extended text) ... (Read all) Source : Wikipedia