Johann Strauss II

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Johann Strauss II (1825-1899), aka Strauss the Younger, was an Austrian composer best known for his waltzes such as The Blue Danube. Famed throughout Europe and the United States in his own lifetime, Strauss was known as the 'Waltz King', but he also wrote many polkas, marches, quadrilles, and operettas such as Die Fledermaus and Der Zigeunerbaron.

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