Johann Strauss II

Strauss II Johann

Johann Strauss II also known as Johann Strauss Jr. was 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 "The Waltz King", and was largely responsible for the popularity of the waltz in Vienna during the 19th century.

Name Johann Strauss II
Country Austria
Birth date
Birth place Neubau, Austro-Hungarian Empire
Death date
Death place Vienna, Austria
Music time period Romantic
Instruments violin

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