What was to become of the Strauss Orchestra, or rather, The World Famous Johann Strauss Orchestra? Jean, with his mother’s guidance, stepped forward quickly. Within days of the funeral, he conducted his father’s orchestra at a memorial service in the Mozart Requiem. There could hardly have been any objections among the orchestra to such a gesture. When the artists’ association of which Senior had been a member proposed a statue to the Master, Junior volunteered to capt...
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