Strauss Johann

Strauss

 (strous, shtrous), Johann Known as "the Elder." 1804-1849.
Austrian violinist and composer of waltzes and other works, notably Redetzky March (1848). His son Johann (1825-1899), known as "the Younger," is sometimes called "the Waltz King" and is best remembered for his numerous waltzes, such as "The Blue Danube" (1867).