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Born Today: Johann Strauss II

October 25, 2016

October 25th, 1825 Johann Strauss II was born to composer Johann Strauss, and Maria Anna Streim who supported his musical career throughout his life. His father, whom Strauss Jr. surpassed in productivity and popularity, preferred for his son to have taken up a career in banking. Which Strauss II did, while secretly studying the violin … Continue reading Born Today: Johann Strauss II »