Strauss was born in Leopoldstadt (now in Vienna). Strauss's parents, Franz Borgias Strauss (October 10, 1764 – April 5, 1816) and Barbara Dollmann (December 3, 1770 – August 28, 1811), were innkeepers (Zum heiligen Florian). He was born a Roman Catholic.
Johann Strauss I, (born March 14, 1804, Vienna, Austria—died September 24, 1849, Vienna), one of the principal composers of Viennese waltzes. Strauss became a viola player in the dance orchestra of Michael Pamer, a composer of light music.
- Death and Legacy
- Selected Works of Johann Strauss I
Strauss died in Vienna in 1849, from scarlet fever. He was buried at the Döbling cemetery beside his friend Lanner. In 1904, both of their remains were transferred to the graves of honor at the Zentralfriedhof. The former Döbling cemetery is now a Strauss-Lanner Park. Hector Berliozpaid tribute to the “Father of the Viennese Waltz'” by commenting that “Vienna without Strauss is like Austria without the Danube.” While Johann Strauss I did not possess a musical talent as rich as his eldest son's, he was one of the pioneers of the waltz as a serious musical form. And although his business sense was also not as acute as his son’s he was among the first few composers to write pieces with individual titles to enable music enthusiasts to easily recognize those pieces with the view to boost sales of their sheet music. In addition, during his performances at the Sperl-Ballroom in Vienna where he established his name, he pursued the concept of collecting a fixed entrance fee from the patrons...
1. Täuberln-Walzer op. 1 Little Doves(1827) 2. Wiener Carneval op. 3 (1828) 3. Kettenbrücke-Walzer op. 4 Suspension Bridge(1828) 4. Tivoli-Rutsch Walzer op. 39 Tivoli-Slide(1830) 5. Das Leben ein Tanz oder Der Tanz ein Leben! Walzer op. 49 Life is a Dance 6. Elisabethen-Walzer op. 71 7. Philomelen-Walzer op. 82 8. Paris-Walzer op. 101 (1838) 9. Wiener Gemüths-Walzer op. 116 Viennese Sentiments(1840) 10. Lorelei Rhein Klänge op. 154 Echoes of the Rhine Loreley(1843)
1. Seufzer-Galopp op. 9 Sighing 2. Chineser-Galopp op. 20 Chinese 3. Einzugs-galopp op. 35 Entrance Galopp 4. Sperl-Galopp op. 42 5. Fortuna-Galopp op. 69 6. Jugendfeuer-Galopp op. 90 Young Spirit 7. Cachucha-Galopp op. 97 8. Indianer-Galopp op. 111 9. Sperl-Polka op. 133 10. Beliebte Annen-Polka op. 137 Beloved Anna 11. Piefke und Pufke Polka op. 235
1. Radetzky-Marsch op. 228 (1848) 2. Jellečić-Marsch op. 244Hanslick, Eduard, and Henry Pleasants. Music Criticisms, 1846-99.Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1963. OCLC 765055.Levine, Lawrence W. Highbrow/Lowbrow, The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America. First Harvard University Press, 1988. ISBN 0-674-39077-6.Pastene, Jerome. Three-Quarter Time: The Life and Music of the Strauss Family of Vienna.New York: Abelard Press, 1951. OCLC 1542388.Strauss, Johann, and Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Johann Strauss in Berlin.Hamburg: Teldec, 1999. OCLC 42882439.
Johann Baptist Strauss I was a leading Viennese light music composer, founder of a musical family, and one of the earlier popularizers of the waltz.
Johann Strauss, Jr. is the first truly well-known composer in those classical genres particular to his hometown, the Viennese waltz and Viennese operetta. The Blue Danube Waltz is not only the most popular of his works in the former category, but is among the most widely played and arranged pieces of its time, known to the most casual listener ...
Jul 06, 2020 · Johann Strauss I (also known as Johann Strauss Snr., Johann Strauss the Elder or Johann Strauss (Vater/Father)) (March 14, 1804 - September 25, 1849) was an Austrian composer known particularly for his waltzes.
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To this day the Loreley-Rhein-Klänge is considered to be the most successful set of waltzes by Johann Strauss the Elder. At the same time the work received a...
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Sep 16, 2020 · Austrian composer Johann Strauss surpassed his father, Johann Strauss the Elder's popularity and productivity, becoming known as the "Waltz King." Who Was Johann Strauss? Johann Strauss, often...
- Johann Strauss I (1804-1849) The foundations of the Strauss musical dynasty began with Johann Strauss I, born in Leopoldstadt, Vienna. Orphaned by the age of 12, the young Johann was apprenticed to a bookbinder while taking lessons in the violin and viola.
- Joseph Lanner (1801-1843) Johann Strauss I eventually managed to secure a place in a local orchestra leading to his joining the popular Lanner Quartet formed by his would-be rival Joseph Lanner.
- Reforming the waltz. Joseph Lanner was one of the earliest Viennese composers to reform the waltz from a simple peasant dance to something that even high society could enjoy.
- Going solo. Lanner placed Johann Strauss I in command of a second smaller orchestra which he formed as a result of the success of the parent orchestra.