Definition of Johann Strauss
1. Noun. Austrian composer and son of Strauss the Elder; composed many famous waltzes and became known as the 'waltz king' (1825-1899).
2. Noun. Austrian composer of waltzes (1804-1849).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Strauss
Literary usage of Johann Strauss
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas, Karl Klauser (1891)
"We now come to Johann Strauss, the oldest of the brothers, born Oct. 25, 1825, and still living. It is not often that a man of genius has a son who attains ..."
2. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"DIE FLEDERMAUS (The Bat) Comic Operetta in three acts by Johann Strauss. Text by Haffner and Gênée. A SERENADE, which is listened to by Adèle, ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Consult Lange, FJ, 'Lanner and Johann Strauss' (Vienna 1914). STRAUSS, Johann, German composer, son of the preceding: b. Vienna, 25 Oct. 1825; d. there, ..."
4. Music (1902)
"When we utter the monosyllable Strauss, we generally mean Johann Strauss, Jr., but this is hardly fair. The fact of the matter is that there were four men ..."
5. Theatrical and Musical Memoirs by Rudolph Aronson (1913)
"... et Virginia," 1876—Interviews with Johann Strauss and Olivier Metra—First Productions of Saint-Saens' "Le Timbre d' Argent" and Gounod's "Cinq Mars. ..."
6. Imperial Vienna: An Account of Its History, Traditions and Arts by Amelia Sarah Levetus (1905)
"... Johann Strauss, IGNAZ BRULL, AND OTHERS I REMEMBER the first time I ever saw Brahms, his fine head with its thick locks and massive features at once ..."