Maria Anna Streim, mother of the Strauss dynasty
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The Strauss Family: 15 facts about Vienna's musical dynasty
5. Maria Anna Streim, mother of the Strauss dynasty
Strauss married Maria Anna Streim in 1825 in the parish church of Liechtenthal in Vienna. The marriage was relatively unhappy because of Johann's prolonged absences caused by frequent touring abroad that led to a gradual alienation and divorce.