From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the elder Strauss was against a musical career for his sons, Amon was contracted secretly by Anna Strauss to teach her son Johann Strauss II, to play the violin. Johann paid for the lessons by giving piano lessons to other students.
- Greene, David Mason (1985). Greene's Biographical Encyclopedia of Composers. Ohio, USA: Reproducing Piano Roll Foundation. p. 1348. ISBN 9780385142786.
- Cruise, Bernadette (9 January 1994). "The Strauss boys had to support mother and family.". The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995). Retrieved 1 December 2013.
- Wechsberg, Joseph (1973). The waltz emperors: the life and times and music of the Strauss family. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. p. 272.
|This article about an Austrian musician is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|