Strauss, Johann

Period: Romantic

Born: Tuesday, October 25, 1825 in Vienna, Austria

Died: Saturday, June 3, 1899 in Vienna, Austria

Nation of Origin: Austria

Major Works:
Waltzes:
The Blue Danube
Tales from the Vienna Woods
Operetta: Die Fledermaus

Other Information:
Johann Strauss Jr. was the first son of Johann Strauss Sr. (1804 - 1849). Johann Strauss Jr. was considered the "waltz king".

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

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

Rosen, Charles, The Romantic Generation, W. W. Norton & Company, April 1995, ISBN: 0674779347

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

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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