Definition of Hofmannsthal, Hugo von in English:

Hofmannsthal, Hugo von

proper noun

  • (1874–1929), Austrian poet and playwright. He wrote the libretti for many of Richard Strauss's operas, including Elektra (1909) and Der Rosenkavalier (1911). With Strauss and Max Reinhardt, he helped found the Salzburg Festival.

Pronunciation

Hofmannsthal, Hugo von

/ˈhōfmənˌstäl/