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No one made dance music more fashionable than the Strauss family of composers and bandleaders. Starting in the early 19th century, their waltzes took Vienna by storm and went on to conquer Europe, even into the era of gramophone records.
Lanner placed Johann Strauss I in command of a second smaller orchestra which he formed as a result of the success of the parent orchestra. In 1825, Strauss realized he could emulate Lanner’s success as well as putting an end to his financial struggles. He formed his own band and began to write music.
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