Johann Strauss II

1825 - 1899

Johann Strauss II

Johann Strauss II (born Johann Baptist Strauss; 25 October 1825 – 3 June 1899), also known as Johann Strauss Jr., the Younger, the Son (German: Sohn), son of Johann Strauss I, 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Strauss II has received more than 1,314,348 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 27th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Johann Strauss II ranks 27 out of 1,008Before him are Hector Berlioz, Georges Bizet, Gioachino Rossini, Bedřich Smetana, Felix Mendelssohn, and Antonio Salieri. After him are Dmitri Shostakovich, Ennio Morricone, Jean Sibelius, Maurice Ravel, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Richard Strauss.

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Among people born in 1825, Johann Strauss II ranks 1After him are William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Jean-Martin Charcot, Ferdinand Lassalle, Pedro II of Brazil, Johann Jakob Balmer, Paul Kruger, Charles Garnier, Julia, Princess of Battenberg, Emil Erlenmeyer, and Marie of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1899, Johann Strauss II ranks 1After him are Alfred Sisley, Robert Bunsen, Leo von Caprivi, Félix Faure, Sophus Lie, Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Ernest Chausson, Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, Giovanni Segantini, and Paul Reuter.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Johann Strauss II ranks 19 out of 799Before him are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1863), Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), Karl Popper (1902), Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), and Niki Lauda (1949). After him are Alfred Adler (1870), Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), Johann Strauss I (1804), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Rudolf Steiner (1861), and Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Johann Strauss II ranks 4Before him are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Joseph Haydn (1732), and Franz Schubert (1797). After him are Johann Strauss I (1804), 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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