Austrian Composer Johann Strauss II Born On This Day in 1825 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian composer Johann Strauss II was born on this day in 1825

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Johann Strauss II Birthday

Austrian composer Johann Strauss II was born on this day in 1825.

The son of Johann Strauss Sr, Strauss Jr composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, quadrilles – and is affectionately known as ‘The Waltz King’.

His signature works include The Blue Danube, Kaiser-Walzer, Tales from the Vienna Woods, the Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka – and the Pizzicato Polka.

 

JOHANN STRAUSS II | PIZZICATO POLKA | MARISS JANSONS & VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 2012

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