Josef Strauss

Austrian Born 20 Aug 1827 Died 22 Jul 1870
Son of Johann Strauss I, Josef continued in the family tradition of writing, playing and conducting light music.  He accompanied his more famous brother, Johann Strauss II, on his tours, and occasionally deputised for him as conductor.  As well as authoring compositions, many of which were the equal of those of his other family members, Josef was a keen poet, painter and inventor. Show more