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/