1.1 Johann ( 1804–49), a leading composer of waltzes; known as Strauss the Elder. His best-known work is the Radetzky March (1838).
1.2 Johann ( 1825–99), son of Strauss the Elder; known as Strauss the Younger and as the waltz king. He composed many famouswaltzes, such as The Blue Danube (1867) and Tales from the Vienna Woods (1868). He is alsonoted for the operetta Die Fledermaus (1874).