Johann Strauss in Vienna - between mid 19th Century and late 19th Century

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 321:

At nine o'clock on the morning of the jubilee, the Chief Burgomaster of the Austrian capital (like Berlin, Vienna has two Mayors) waited upon Johann Strauss, at the latter's residence in the Igelgasse, to offer him the municipality's congratulations and present him with the freedom of the city. A host of theatrical deputations followed, bearing thank-offerings to the "Waltz-King," and presently his only surviving brother, Edward — for Joseph Strauss, a scarcely less admirable conductor than Johann, drowned himself in the Danube a few …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 321. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451987209873 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: Vienna

Listeners

Johann Strauss
musicain, Composer
1825-1899

Experience Information

Date/Time between mid 19th Century and late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 09:46:51 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:23:53 +0000