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Johann Strauss-father in the Netherlands

Johann Strauss-father in the Netherlands

Hello Everyone! I have been interested in the history of the Viennese Strauss family for a long, long time. Encouraged by the late Alfred Dreher of the German Strauss Society, I started my Strauss research back in 1998, finding out about the visits of members of the family to Belgium. That led to me presenting […]

RIP Johann Strauss Father

RIP Johann Strauss Father

On 25 September 1849 Johann Strauss Father died in Vienna. I will go into his life more in another post but think a little info here won’t be amiss. He was the first professional musician in the family. To distinguish him from his famous son, who was also called Johann, he is often referred to […]