Johann Strauss (Sohn)

Johann Strauss (Sohn)
Aliases
Johann Strauss II
Johann Strauss Jr.
Johann Strauss the Younger
Real name
Johann Baptist Strauss
Born
October 25, 1825
Died
June 3, 1899
Country
Austria
IPI
00029752465
Comments
An Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. He composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, quadrilles and other types of dance music as well as several operettas and a ballet. In his lifetime he was known as "Walzerkönig" (The Waltz King) and was largely responsible for the popularity of the waltz in Vienna during the 19th century.
Family
Johann Strauss (Vater)    Father
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