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In celebration of Father's Day, we're taking a look at famous father figures in the world of classical music. While many parents were supportive teachers, not all the great composers' fathers were all that keen on their choice of profession...
This famous composer responsible for writing the Radetzky March, is also the father of Johann Strauss II, the king of light music and operettas. Despite Strauss the elder's musical background, he wanted his son to become a banker, and gave him a whipping when he discovered him practising the violin in secret.
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