Eduard Strauss II
|Eduard Strauss II|
|Eduard II in Copenhagen Airport, 1958
In Copenhagen Airport, 1958
|Baptised||March 24, 1910|
|Died||27 April 1969
He enrolled at University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, and learned composition technique from Franz Schmidt. But he did not become a composer, devoted to the conductor. He debuted as the conductor in 1949, this year was 50th anniversary of after the death of Johann Strauss II ,and 100th anniversary of after the death of Johann Strauss I.
Eduard II visited Japan in 1956. His works drew enormous attention, "Johann Strauss boom" occurred in Japan.
He organized Wiener Johann Strauss Orchester in 1966.
His son, Eduard Strauss (1955 – ) is current Strauss Family head.
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