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The Strauss Family: 15 facts about Vienna's musical dynasty
Strauss became one of the best-known and well-loved dance composers in Vienna. He toured with his band to Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Britain, where he was invited to provide the music for the opening state ball on the occasion of Queen Victoria's accession to the throne, and later her coronation.