Johann Strauss III (1866 –1939) - the recording era
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The Strauss Family: 15 facts about Vienna's musical dynasty
14. Johann Strauss III (1866 –1939) - the recording era
The son of Eduard, Johann Strauss III was unofficially entrusted with the task of upholding the family tradition after the dissolution of the Strauss Orchestra by his father in 1901. Johann III was primarily a conductor who saw the dynasty into the gramophone era by recording works by his family for Deutsche Grammophon.