The composer Johann Strauss died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Nicknamed The Waltz King, he was an Austrian composer who created over 500 works, mainly comprised of dance music and operettas. In 1888, the Sultan of Turkey bestowed upon him the Order of the Medjidieh.
His father was the revered composer Johann Strauss I. He married his third wife Adele Deutsch in 1882. He made an agreement with his brother to have most of his original work destroyed after his death.