Eduard Strauss

1835 - 1916

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Eduard "Edi" Strauss (15 March 1835 – 28 December 1916) was an Austrian composer who, together with his brothers Johann Strauss II and Josef Strauss made up the Strauss musical dynasty. He was the son of Johann Strauss I and Maria Anna Streim. The family dominated the Viennese light music world for decades, creating many waltzes and polkas for many Austrian nobility as well as dance-music enthusiasts around Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eduard Strauss has received more than 146,591 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Eduard Strauss is the 188th most popular composer (down from 172nd in 2019), the 184th most popular biography from Austria (down from 172nd in 2019) and the 16th most popular Austrian Composer.

Eduard Strauss is most famous for being a composer of waltzes.

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Among composers, Eduard Strauss ranks 188 out of 1,451Before him are Philip Glass, Sigismond Thalberg, Samuel Barber, Leonardo Vinci, Louis Spohr, and Scott Joplin. After him are Karol Szymanowski, Andrea Luchesi, Francis Lai, Witold Lutosławski, Anna Maria Mozart, and Johann Stamitz.

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Among people born in 1835, Eduard Strauss ranks 18Before him are Henryk Wieniawski, Giosuè Carducci, William Stanley Jevons, Fukuzawa Yukichi, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, and Josef Stefan. After him are Demetrius Vikelas, Nikolai Rubinstein, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Iwasaki Yatarō, and Adolph Wagner. Among people deceased in 1916, Eduard Strauss ranks 28Before him are Elisabeth of Wied, Enrique Granados, Émile Verhaeren, Charles Taze Russell, Ivan Franko, and Max Reger. After him are Vilhelm Hammershøi, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Gaston Maspero, Torakusu Yamaha, Rubén Darío, and Percival Lowell.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Eduard Strauss ranks 184 out of 1,424Before him are Alois Brunner (1912), Eric Kandel (1929), Karl Seitz (1869), Otto of Freising (1114), Mercédès Jellinek (1889), and Elizabeth of Austria (1437). After him are Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (1852), Maria Anna of Austria (1683), Klaus Ebner (1964), Constance of Austria (1588), Falco (1957), and Anna Maria Mozart (1720).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Eduard Strauss ranks 16Before him are Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), Josef Strauss (1827), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Michael Haydn (1737), and Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865). After him are Anna Maria Mozart (1720), Ludwig Minkus (1826), Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871), Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739), Clemens Krauss (1893), and Franz Xaver Gruber (1787).