This composer wrote a well-known orchestral piece based on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. What was the name of the composer?

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This composer wrote a well-known orchestral piece based on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. What was the name of the composer?

Strauss

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Richard Georg Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer and conductor. His works include the operas "Salome" (1905), "Elektra" (1909), "Der Rosenkavalier" (1911) and "Intermezzo" (1924). His most popular orchestral compositions are "Also Sprach Zarathrustra" (1896) and "Don Quixote" (1898), based on the novel by Miguel de Cervantes.

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