The waltz kings; Johann Strauss, father & son, and their romantic age

by Hans Fantel

Hardcover, 1972

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New York, W. Morrow, 1972.

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LibraryThing member rudik5834
From the beginnings Johann Strauss Sr.,as a composer and conductor,to introduce the waltz to the world,to his son Johann,which immortalized this romantic of all dances with such melodies as "THE BLUE DANUBE" and "TALES from the VIENNA WOODS" and the operetta "Fledermaus".
In a family torn by fierce loyalties and tragic jealousies,there lives were rich in drama and not untouched by scandal.From country inn to the great halls of the royal palace,their music caught the spirit of the golden city of Vienna.… (more)

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