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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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Known For

2001: A Space Odyssey Music Department
(1968)
Battleship Soundtrack
(2012)
Battle Royale Soundtrack
(2000)
True Lies Soundtrack
(1994)

Filmography

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 1987-2021 Neujahrskonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker (TV Series) (music by - 2 episodes)
- Neujahrskonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker 2021 (2021) ... (music by - as Johann Strauss Sohn)
- 1987 (1987) ... (music by)
 2020 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by)
 2020 Un patrimoine de vie (Short) (music by: "An der schönen blauen Donau")
 2020 The Year of Living Locked Up (composer)
 2020 Der Zigeunerbaron (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 2020 Flit (Short)
 2018 Erbe Österreich (TV Series documentary) (composer - 1 episode)
 2017 Breaking and Entering (stock music)
 2016 Peters Laden (Documentary short) (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 2016 Peg+Cat (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 2015 Erro 505 (Short) (stock music - as Johann Strauß)
 2015 André Rieu's 2015 Maastricht Concert (TV Special) (stock music - as Johann Strauß)
 2014 Gintberg på kanten (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Pressen (2014) ... (music - as Johan Strauss)
 2013 Spise med Price (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- An der schönen... (2013) ... (music - as Strauss)
 2010 The Airborne Trilogy (composer: additional music - as Johann Strauß)
 2009 Sommernachtskonzert Schönbrunn (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 June 2009 (2009) ... (music by)
 2009 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music)
 2008 Andre Rieu: Live in Vienna (TV Special) (music - as Johann Strauß)
 2006 Short Circuits (composer: "The Blue Danube" - as Johann Strauss the son)
 2003 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauss II)
 2003 Il pipistrello (TV Movie) (music by: "Die Fledermaus" - as Johann Strauss figlio)
 2001 Die Fledermaus (La chauve-souris) (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 2000 La Chauve-Souris/Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by: Opérette en trois actes)
 1999 Simplicius (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1997 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1996 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music)
 1994 Águilas no cazan moscas (composer: song "Blue Danube Waltz" - as Johann Strauß)
 1993 An der schönen blauen Donau (Short) (as Johann Strauß)
 1990 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1988 Eine Nacht in Venedig (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1988 Johann Strauss: A denevér (TV Movie) (music: selected from works - as Johann Strauß)
 1988 Tsyganskiy baron (TV Movie) (music: from "Der Zigeunerbaron" - as Johann Strauß)
 1987 Johann Strauss: The King Without a Crown (music: selected from works - as Johann Strauß)
 1986 Das Jahrhundert der Operette (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Die Goldene Ära (1986) ... (music: Der Zigeunerbaron & Die Fledermaus)
 1986/II Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1986/I Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1986 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Die Fledermaus (1986) ... (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1984 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1980 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by)
 1979 Tales from the Vienna Woods (composer: additional music - as Johann Strauß)
 1979 Letuchaya mysh (TV Movie) (as Iogann Shtraus)
 1975 The Gipsy Baron (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1974 Engel und Puppe (Short)
 1974 Zauber der Musik (TV Special) (as Johann Strauß)
 1974 Eine Nacht in Venedig (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1973 Vídenská krev (TV Movie)
 1972 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1972 The Great Waltz (music: selected from works - as Johann Strauß)
 1972 Wiener Blut (TV Movie) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1970 Adelheid (composer: additional music - as Johann Strauß)
 1969 A Cigánybáró (TV Movie) (stock music)
 1969 En nat i Venedig (TV Movie)
 1968 Flagermusen (TV Movie) (music by: "Die Fledermaus" - as Johann Strauß)
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1967 Contrasts (TV Series) (stock music - 1 episode)
- Graduation Ball (1967) ... (stock music)
 1966 Flagermusen (music by: "Die Fledermaus" - as Johann Strauß)
 1963 Noc u Veneciji (TV Movie) (music by: "Eine Nacht in Venedig" - as Johann Strauß)
 1963 Wien - Paris - Berlin (TV Movie)
 1963 Romy und Julius (TV Movie)
 1962 The Gypsy Baron (music: from "Der Zigeunerbaron" - as Johann Strauß)
 1962 Die blaue Donau (TV Movie)
 1961 Netopýr (TV Movie)
 1961 Quelle époque! 2 (TV Movie) (music)
 1959 Gay Operetta (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Gypsy Baron (1959) ... (music: from "Der Zigeunerbaron" - as Johann Strauß)
 1959 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (original music by)
 1959 Keringök szárnyán... (TV Special) (original music by)
 1957 Eine Nacht in Venedig (TV Special)
 1957 Jockel Stahl + (TV Short)
 1956 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie)
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Rosalinda (1956) ... (music: from "Die Fledermaus" - as Johann Strauß)
 1954 Baron Tzigane (music: from "Der Zigeunerbaron" - as Johann Strauß)
 1954 The Gypsy Baron (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1953 A Night in Venice (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Die Fledermaus (1953) ... (music by)
 1950 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Die Fledermaus (1950) ... (music)
 1949 Young Girls of Vienna (composer: additional music - as Johann Strauß)
 1946 Die Fledermaus (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1944 Spring Song (composer: song "Cikánský baron jsem já" - as Johann Strauß)
 1942 Vienna Blood (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1941 Nocní motýl (composer: song "Nocní motýl" - as Johann Strauß)
 1939 The Blue Danube (Short) (music by: "An der schönen, blauen Donau" - as Johann Strauß)
 1938 The Great Waltz (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1937 Die Fledermaus (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1937 Champagne Waltz (music by)
 1935 Parade des Sools (Short)
 1935 Eine Nacht an der Donau (composer: theme music - as Johann Strauß)
 1935 Le baron tzigane (music: from "Der Zigeunerbaron" - as Johann Strauß)
 1935 The Gypsy Baron (music: from "Der Zigeunerbaron" - as Johann Strauß)
 1934 Strauss' Great Waltz (music - as Johann Strauss Son)
 1934 A Night in Venice (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1934 Egy éj Velencében (music by: "Eine Nacht in Venedig" - as Johann Strauß)
 1933 Waltz War (composer: additional music - as Johann Strauß)
 1932 Viennese Waltz (music: selected from works - as Johann Strauß)
 1931 Die Fledermaus (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1931 Johann Strauss (music: selected from works - as Johann Strauß)
 1928 Casanova
 1927 The Gypsy Baron (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1923 Die Fledermaus (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1913 Johann Strauß an der schönen blauen Donau (Short) (music by - as Johann Strauß)
 1907 Der Zigeunerbaron (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The Merry Countess (1912). Musical comedy/opera. Music by Johann Strauss. Book by Gladys Unger. Lyrics by Arthur Anderson. Based on "Le Reveillon" by Ludovic Halévy. Based on the operette "Die Fledermaus" by Carl Haffner and 'Richard Genee'. Based on "Le Reveillon" by Henri Meilhac. Musical Director: Oscar Radin. Featuring ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Johann Strauß der Jüngere | Iogann Shtraus | Johann Strauss Sohn | Johann Strauß Sohn | Johann Strauss Son | Johann Strauss II | Johan Strauss | Strauss | Johann Strauß Jr. | Johann Strauß | Johann Strauss figlio | Johann Strauss the son

Spouse:

Adele Deutsch  (his death) | See more »
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Trivia:

Among his best known works are: "An der schönen blauen Donau" ("The Blue Danube" waltz), "Der Karneval in Rom", "Die Fledermaus" ("The Bat"), "Prinz Methusalem", "Simplicius", etc. He was married three times, but remained childless. See more »

Nickname:

The Waltz King

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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