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05/11/1894 Richard Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegels" premieres

Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks is a tone poem written in by Richard Strauss. It chronicles the misadventures and pranks of the German peasant folk hero Till Eulenspiegel, who is represented by two themes. The work was also presented as a ballet with choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky in.