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Strauss, Viennese composers, father and son. Johann, the Elder (1804–49), achieved immense popularity and established the distinctive light style of the Viennese waltz. His son, Johann, the Younger (1825–99), wrote many favorites, including the waltzes The Blue Danube (1866) and Tales from the Vienna Woods (1868), and the operetta Die Fledermaus (1873).

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