Strauss, Josef

Strauss, Josef

Period: Romantic

Born: Monday, August 20, 1827 in Vienna, Austria

Died: Friday, July 22, 1870 in Vienna, Austria

Nation of Origin: Austria

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Major Works:
Village Swallows from Austria (1864)
The Mysterious Powers of Magnetism (1865)
Music of the Spheres (1868)

Other Information:
Josef Strauss was the second son of Johann Strauss Senior.

General Bibliography:
Blume, Friedrich, with M. D. Norton (Translator) and Herter Norton (Translator), Classic and Romantic Music; A Comprehensive Survey, W. W. Norton & Company, November 1970, ISBN: 0393098680

Kennedy, Michael, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 2nd Edition, 1997, ISBN: 0198691629

Einstein, Alfred. Music in the Romantic Era, W. W. Norton & Company, December 1947, ISBN: 0393097331

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2001, ISBN: 1561592390

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257


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The Romantic Generation
by Charles Rosen

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Biographical essay at the Naxos site
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Biography at the Johann Strauss Society






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