List of operettas by Johann Strauss II

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This is a complete list of the operettas written by the Austrian composer Johann Strauss II (1825–1899). With the exceptions of Eine Nacht in Venedig and three incomplete works (Die lustigen Weiber von Wien, Romulus and Der Schelm von Bergen), all premieres took place in Vienna.

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Title Genre Sub­divisions Libretto Première date Place, theatre
LustigenDie lustigen Weiber von Wien burleske Operette 3 acts BraunJosef Braun 1868-00-00incomplete, composed c. 1868  
Romulus       1871-00-00incomplete, composed c. 1871  
Indigo und die vierzig Räuber komische Operette 3 acts SteinerMaximilian Steiner 1871-02-1010 February 1871 Theater an der Wien
KarnevalDer Karneval in Rom komische Operette 3 acts BraunJosef Braun and Karl Lindau (de) 1873-03-011 March 1873 Theater an der Wien
FledermausDie Fledermaus komische Operette 3 acts HaffnerKarl Haffner (de) and Richard Genée, after Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy's Le réveillon 1874-04-055 April 1874 Theater an der Wien
Cagliostro in Wien komische Operette 3 acts ZellFriedrich Zell and Richard Genée 1875-02-2727 February 1875 Theater an der Wien
Prinz Methusalem komische Operette 3 acts TreumannKarl Treumann, after Alfred Delacour and Victor Wilder 1877-01-033 January 1877 Carltheater
Blindekuh Operette 3 acts KneiselRudolf Kneisel 1878-12-1818 December 1878 Theater an der Wien
SpitzentuchDas Spitzentuch der Königin Operette 3 acts BohrmannHeinrich Bohrmann-Riegen and Richard Genée, after Cervantes 1880-10-011 October 1880 Theater an der Wien
Lustige Der lustige Krieg Operette 3 acts ZellFriedrich Zell and Richard Genée 1881-11-2525 November 1881 Theater an der Wien
NachtEine Nacht in Venedig komische Operette 3 acts ZellFriedrich Zell and Richard Genée, after Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré's Château Trompette 1883-10-033 October 1883 Berlin, Neues Friedrich Wilhelmstadisches Theater
ZigeunerbaronDer Zigeunerbaron Operette 3 acts SchnitzerIgnaz Schnitzer (de), after Mór Jókai's Sáffi 1885-10-2424 October 1885 Theater an der Wien
SchelmDer Schelm von Bergen     SchnitzerIgnaz Schnitzer, after Heinrich Heine 1886-00-00incomplete, composed c. 1886  
Simplicius Operette 2.1prologue and 2 acts LéonVictor Léon, after Grimmelhausen's Der abenteuerliche Simplicissimus 1887-12-1717 December 1887 Theater an der Wien
Fürstin Ninetta   3 acts WittmannHugo Wittmann and Julius Bauer 1893-01-1010 January 1893 Theater an der Wien
Jabuka   3 acts KalbeckMax Kalbeck and Gustav Davis 1894-10-1212 October 1894 Theater an der Wien
Waldmeister Operette 3 acts DavisGustav Davis 1895-12-044 December 1895 Theater an der Wien
GöttinDie Göttin der Vernunft Operette 3 acts WillnerAlfred Maria Willner and Bernhard Buchbinder (de) 1897-03-1313 March 1897 Theater an der Wien

Operettas arranged by others using music by Johann Strauss II (selection)[edit]

  • Le reine Indigo, opérette in 3 acts (1875)
  • La tzigane, opérette in 3 acts (1877)
  • Wiener Blut, Operette in 3 acts, arranged by Adolf Müller (1899)
  • Gräfin Pepi, Operette in 3 acts, arranged by E Reiterer (1902)
  • Tausend und eine nacht, Operette in a prelude and 2 acts, arranged by E Reiterer (1906)
  • Reiche Mädchen, Operette in 3 acts (1909)
  • Der blaue Held, Operette in 3 acts (1912)
  • Faschingshochzeit, Operette arranged by J Klein (1921)
  • Casanova, Operette in 7 scenes, arranged by Ralph Benatzky (1928)
  • Walzer aus Wien, Singspiel in 2 acts, arranged by Julius Bittner and Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1930)

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