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date: 26 February 2021

Strakosch, Mauricelocked

(15 January 1825–09 October 1887)
  • Katherine K. Preston

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Strakosch, Maurice (15 January 1825–09 October 1887), and Max Strakosch (27 September 1835–17 March 1892), opera and concert impresarios, were born in Gross-Seelowitz (now Zidlochovice), near Brünn, Moravia (now Brno, Czechoslovakia), the sons of a liquor distiller and his wife. Maurice was also a pianist and a composer. Max and Maurice’s brother Ferdinand also worked as an impresario, and their sister Louise performed as a singer under the name Madame Fischoff....

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