Austrian family of dance music composers and musicians of Hungarian origin. Through a combination of melodic invention and masterly orchestral technique, allied to an astute sense of the commercial, they elevated 19th-century popular music, and especially the Viennese Waltz, to a consummate form.
Johann Strauss (b Vienna, March 14, 1804; d Vienna, Sept 25, 1849)
Johann Strauss (b Vienna, Oct 25, 1825; d Vienna, June 3, 1899)
Josef Strauss (b Vienna, Aug 20, 1827; d Vienna, July 22, 1870)
Eduard Strauss (b Vienna, March 15, 1835; d Vienna, Dec 28, 1916)
Johann Strauss (iii) (b Vienna, Feb 16, 1866; d Berlin-Schöneberg, Jan 9, 1939)
Eduard Strauss (b Vienna, March 24, 1910; d Vienna, April 6, 1969)
A Periodicals and journals. B Catalogues and bibliographies. C Lives and works: general studies. D Lives and works: particular aspects. E Stage works of Johann Strauss II....