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Johann Strauß (1825–1899)

Johann Strauss (or Johann Strauss son), one of Austrian music's most famous names who studied music secretly against his father's will, later became the leader of his father's band and the indisputable "waltz king"; his waltz 'On the Beautiful Blue Danube', is the main theme in Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). He was born Johann ... See full bio »

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Erich Wolfgang Korngold and his musical, "Gay Rosalinda", was performed at the Palace Theatre in London, England with Irene Ambrus, Ruth Naylor, Richard Dolman, Glyn Hopkins and Jay Laurier in the cast. Richard Tauber conducted the Symphony Orchestra. Leontine Sagan was the director. See more »

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9 Biographical Movies | 4 Portrayals | See more »

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Johann Strauß der Jüngere | Johann Strauß Sohn | Johann Strauss Son | Johann Strauss | Strauss | Johann Strauß Jr. | Johann Strauss figlio

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Son of Johann Strauß Sr. See more »


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