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'''Johan Strauss''' (October 25, 1825 , Vienna - June 3, 1899, [[Vienna]]) was an [[Austrian]] [[composer]] known for his waltzes (specially ''The Blue Danube''), polkas and marches.  
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'''Johann Strauss''' (October 25, 1825 , Vienna - June 3, 1899, [[Vienna]]) was an [[Austrian]] [[composer]] known for his waltzes (specially ''The Blue Danube''), polkas and marches.  
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Strauss is also known as Johann Strauss II (in German: Johann Baptist Strauß (Sohn)) or Johann Strauss the Younger, as he was the son of Johann Strauss I, himself a composer, and brother of Josef Strauss and Eduard Strauss, who were also composers (The Strauss family). 
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Strauss is also known as Johann Strauss II or Johann Strauss the Younger, as he was the son of Johann Strauss I, himself a composer, and brother of Josef Strauss and Eduard Strauss, who were also composers (The Strauss family). 
 
  
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== Works ==
 
== Works ==
  
''Among his most famous works are the polkas Annen (1852), Tritsch-Tratsch (1858), Excursion Train (1864), Thunder & Lightning (1868), Tik Tak (1874), and the waltzes, Morning Papers (1864), By the beautiful blue Danube (1867), Tales from the Vienna Woods (1868), Wine, Woman & Song (1869), Vienna Blood (1873), Voices of Spring (1883) and the Emperor (1889). His best known operettas are Die Fledermaus (The Bat) (1874), A Night in Venice (1883) and The Gypsy Baron (1885).'' <ref>[http://www.johann-strauss.org.uk/]</ref>
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''Among his most famous works are the polkas Annen (1852), Tritsch-Tratsch (1858), Excursion Train (1864), Thunder & Lightning (1868), Tik Tak (1874), and the waltzes, Morning Papers (1864), By the beautiful blue Danube (1867), Tales from the Vienna Woods (1868), Wine, Woman & Song (1869), Vienna Blood (1873),'' Fruhlingsstimmen ''Voices of Spring (1883) and the Emperor (1889). His best known operettas are Die Fledermaus (The Bat) (1874), A Night in Venice (1883) and The Gypsy Baron (1885).'' <ref>[http://www.johann-strauss.org.uk/]</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:01, 11 July 2016

Johann Strauss, "The Waltz King".

Johann Strauss (October 25, 1825 , Vienna - June 3, 1899, Vienna) was an Austrian composer known for his waltzes (specially The Blue Danube), polkas and marches.

Strauss is also known as Johann Strauss II (in German: Johann Baptist Strauß (Sohn)) or Johann Strauss the Younger, as he was the son of Johann Strauss I, himself a composer, and brother of Josef Strauss and Eduard Strauss, who were also composers (The Strauss family).



Works

Among his most famous works are the polkas Annen (1852), Tritsch-Tratsch (1858), Excursion Train (1864), Thunder & Lightning (1868), Tik Tak (1874), and the waltzes, Morning Papers (1864), By the beautiful blue Danube (1867), Tales from the Vienna Woods (1868), Wine, Woman & Song (1869), Vienna Blood (1873), Fruhlingsstimmen Voices of Spring (1883) and the Emperor (1889). His best known operettas are Die Fledermaus (The Bat) (1874), A Night in Venice (1883) and The Gypsy Baron (1885). [1]

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