Theodor Zasche: Johann Strauss conducts his first concert on 15 October 1844 at Dommayer‘s Casino in Vienna, book illustrati

Theodor Zasche: Johann Strauss conducts his first concert on 15 October 1844 at Dommayer‘s Casino in Vienna, book illustrati

On 15 October 1844 Johann Strauss II made his debut as a conductor at a soirée dansante at Dommayer’s Casino in the Viennese suburb of Hietzing. It was a resounding success. Subsequently Johann Strauss II took over the waltz salons where his father had previously conducted.

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