Procession of the Sardar Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov Download 'Procession of the Sardar' on iTunes
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The Strauss Family: 15 facts about Vienna's musical dynasty
Johann Strauss I died in Vienna on September 25, 1849 at the age of 45 from scarlet fever. Hector Berlioz himself paid tribute to the 'Father of the Viennese Waltz' by commenting that "Vienna without Strauss is like Austria without the Danube".