Patriarch of a family of composers, Johann Strauss, Sr. (1804-1849) became an international star while touring with his dance orchestra. The Austrian Emperor named him "Director of Music for the Imperial-Royal Court Balls." His most noted compositions are the waltz Loreley-Rhein-Klänge and the Radetzky-Marsc, which honored the commander of the Austrian army.
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Classical Archives: Johann Strauss I
Biography and complete files offered in MIDI format.
Grave of Johann Strauss, Sr.
Find a Grave biography and photographs of the tomb of the family patriarch with link to cemetery which holds his sons and many other composers.
Johann Strauss I
Biography from the Johann Strauss Society of Great Britain includes links to associated and family composers.
Johann Strauß Sr.
Filmography at IMDb.
Strauss, Johann (1804 - 1849), Austria
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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