Russian pianist and teacher of German descent (b. 1864; d. 1939), born Adolf Eduardovich Straus (Адольф Эдуардович Штраус).
From 1882 to 1884, Strauss studied piano at the Moscow Conservatory under Nikolay Zverev.
Correspondence with Tchaikovsky
One letter from Tchaikovsky to Adolph Strauss has survived, dating from 1883, and has been translated into English on this website:
One letter from Adolph Strauss to the composer, dating from 1883, is preserved in the Klin House-Museum Archive.