Josef Strauss

1827 - 1870

Josef Strauss

Josef Strauss (20 August 1827 – 22 July 1870) was an Austrian composer. He was born in Mariahilf (now Vienna), the son of Johann Strauss I and Maria Anna Streim, and brother of Johann Strauss II and Eduard Strauss. His father wanted him to choose a career in the Austrian Habsburg military. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josef Strauss has received more than 117,880 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 152nd most popular composer.

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Among composers, Josef Strauss ranks 152 out of 1,008Before him are Édouard Lalo, Paul Dukas, Iannis Xenakis, Philip Glass, Scott Joplin, and Giovanni Paisiello. After him are Vittorio Monti, Dmitry Kabalevsky, Henry Mancini, Max Reger, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Enrique Granados.

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Among people born in 1827, Josef Strauss ranks 4Before him are Johanna Spyri, Arnold Böcklin, and Ellen G. White. After him are Joseph Lister, Francisco Solano López, Marcellin Berthelot, Heonjong of Joseon, William Holman Hunt, Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia, Charles De Coster, and John Hanning Speke. Among people deceased in 1870, Josef Strauss ranks 7Before him are Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas, Prosper Mérimée, Robert E. Lee, Frédéric Bazille, and Comte de Lautréamont. After him are Alexander Herzen, Francisco Solano López, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Gabriel Lamé, and Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Josef Strauss ranks 132 out of 799Before him are Otto of Greece (1815), Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1743), Karl Polanyi (1886), Frederick the Fair (1289), Milutin Milanković (1879), and Franz Stangl (1908). After him are Ernest, Duke of Austria (1377), Josef Stefan (1835), Walther von der Vogelweide (1170), Amon Göth (1908), Hermann Broch (1886), and Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria (1883).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Josef Strauss ranks 12Before him are Anton Bruckner (1824), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Webern (1883), Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), and Alma Mahler (1879). After him are Michael Haydn (1737), Eduard Strauss (1835), Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766), Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736), Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871), and Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739).

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