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Strauss, the German word for ostrich, is also the surname of a number of composers:

The musical family most often referred to as the Strauss family[?] consists of:

There are also:

Oscar Strauss was the birth name of Oscar Straus[?] (1870 - 1949), composer of the operetta The Chocolate Soldier. He dropped the last S from his name to make it clear he was not related to any of the above.

There is also the anthropologist, Claude Levi-Strauss.

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