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Johann Strauss II Guides
The Viennese musicians who took Europe by storm in the 19th century.
The king of the waltz had to learn from someone - find out how André Rieu took Strauss to the masses and kept his legacy alive
If you feel sorry for shop assistants forced from November onwards to listen to Christmas music, spare a thought for the citizens of Vienna. All year round, in restaurants, shops, and hotels, there is no escaping The Blue Danube waltz.
The Strauss family led Europeans a merry waltz in a repressive age. But what was the secret that kept Johann II, the greatest Strauss, from dancing himself?