Johann Strauss II : Waltz from Die Fledermaus
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About 'Waltz from Die Fledermaus'
||Strauss II,Johann (biography) (sheet music)|
|Born:||October 25, 1825
|Died:||June 3, 1899
|The Artist:||Johann Strauss II (or Johann Strauss the Younger, or Johann Strauss Jr.) (October 25, 1825 - June 3, 1899) was an Austrian and German composer known especially for his waltzes, such as The Blue Danube.|
A famous waltz from Strauss's champagne and hi-jinks filled operetta Die Fledermaus which centres on Gabriel von Eisenstein who has recently been released from prison for slander. His friend persuades him to go to a masked ball, where he accidentally seduces his own wife!