Johann Strauss II : Waltz from Die Fledermaus
October 25, 1825
June 3, 1899
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!
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