The Life of Johann Strauss, Jr.

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Johann Strauss Jr. started his own orchestra when he was 19-years-old, and competed with his father, who didn’t want him to become a musician. Hear more about his life and music this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program, all by Johann Strauss Jr.:

Artist’s Life

Anna Polka

Tales from the Vienna Woods

On the Beautiful Blue Danube

Emperor Waltz

Fledermaus Overture

Tritsch-Tratsch Polka