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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 118,069 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Eduard Strauss is the 171st most popular composer (up from 205th in 2019), the 172nd most popular biography from Austria (up from 197th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Austrian Composer.

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

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Among composers, Eduard Strauss ranks 171 out of 1,216Before him are Scott Joplin, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Franz von Suppé, Witold Lutosławski, Adrian Willaert, and Steve Reich. After him are Johann Ambrosius Bach, Amilcare Ponchielli, Maurizio Pollini, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Hugo Wolf, and Baldassare Galuppi.

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Among people born in 1835, Eduard Strauss ranks 15Before him are César Cui, Henryk Wieniawski, Giovanni Schiaparelli, Samuel Butler, Demetrius Vikelas, and Giosuè Carducci. After him are Josef Stefan, William Stanley Jevons, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Fukuzawa Yukichi, Nikolai Rubinstein, and Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern. Among people deceased in 1916, Eduard Strauss ranks 26Before him are Karl Schwarzschild, Enrique Granados, Elisabeth of Wied, Ivan Franko, Charles Taze Russell, and José Echegaray. After him are Max Reger, Émile Verhaeren, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Gaston Maspero, Rubén Darío, and Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Eduard Strauss ranks 172 out of 1,237Before him are Alois Brunner (1912), Albert III, Duke of Austria (1349), Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria (1750), Maria Antonia of Austria (1669), Maria Anna of Austria (1683), and Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906). After him are Rudolf I of Bohemia (1281), Maria Leopoldina of Austria (1797), Erich von Stroheim (1885), Ernst Happel (1925), Maria Amalia of Austria (1701), and Michael Haydn (1737).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Eduard Strauss ranks 15Before him are Carl Czerny (1791), Alban Berg (1885), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), Josef Strauss (1827), and Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865). After him are Michael Haydn (1737), Ludwig Minkus (1826), Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871), Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766), Franz Xaver Gruber (1787), and Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736).