Thursday, September 6, 2012

Strauss, Eduard

Eduard Strauss(1835-1916), Austrian composer and conductor, youngest son of Johann Strauss, Sr. His elder brother Johann, Jr influenced his decision to turn to music. Co-conducted the Strauss Orchestra with brother Josef. From 1872 to 1878 he was director of Court Balls, toured London and US. He composed over 300 waltzes and polkas.

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