Johann Strauss I

1804 - 1849

Johann Strauss I

Johann Strauss I (German: Johann Baptist Strauß, Johann Strauss (Vater); also Johann Baptist Strauss, Johann Strauss Sr., the Elder, the Father; March 14, 1804 – September 25, 1849) was an Austrian Romantic composer. He was famous for his waltzes, and he popularized them alongside Joseph Lanner, thereby setting the foundations for his sons to carry on his musical dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Strauss I has received more than 446,857 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 35th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Johann Strauss I ranks 35 out of 1,008Before him are Ennio Morricone, Jean Sibelius, Maurice Ravel, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. After him are Jacques Offenbach, Sergei Prokofiev, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky, Christoph Willibald Gluck, and Camille Saint-Saëns.

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Among people born in 1804, Johann Strauss I ranks 3Before him are Ludwig Feuerbach and George Sand. After him are Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Mikhail Glinka, Emil Lenz, Benjamin Disraeli, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Franklin Pierce, Mongkut, and Richard Owen. Among people deceased in 1849, Johann Strauss I ranks 5Before him are Frédéric Chopin, Edgar Allan Poe, James K. Polk, and Hokusai. After him are Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Anne Brontë, William II of the Netherlands, France Prešeren, Sándor Petőfi, Charles Albert of Sardinia, and Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Johann Strauss I ranks 22 out of 799Before him are Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Niki Lauda (1949), Johann Strauss II (1825), Alfred Adler (1870), and Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685). After him are Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Rudolf Steiner (1861), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), Romy Schneider (1938), Egon Schiele (1890), and Theodoric the Great (454).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Johann Strauss I ranks 5Before him are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Joseph Haydn (1732), Franz Schubert (1797), and Johann Strauss II (1825). After him are Anton Bruckner (1824), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Webern (1883), Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), and Josef Strauss (1827).

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