Johann Strauss’s Residence, Vienna (or “Neighborhood duties”)

A few weeks ago, I decided to pay a visit to my neighbor. Not that I was looking forward to a warm reception or a lively conversation. As a matter of fact, my neighbor died exactly 113 years, three months, and four days ago.

Here are some pictures of the apartment on Praterstrasse, where Johann Strauss (1825-1899) spent seven years (from 1863 to 1870) and where he composed in 1867 the famous waltz The Blue Danube.

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