Richard Strauss (1864-1949) shone in tone poem and opera. He carried the Wagnerian opera and the Lisztian tone poem into the 20th century. He composed in a way like Schumann. His early works: a string quartet, a symphony,, a piano sonata a cello sonata, and a violin concerto (1882). Each new work shows an increasing mastery. His later best works are the first concerto for horn and an astonishing piano quartet. Later he turns fronm Schumann to Brahms with a.o. the symphony Aus Italien (1886).