Strauss: The King of Three-Quarter Time The composer, Johann Strauss, Jr., comes to life in this charming, live-action drama. This inspirational story, from the Emmy award-winning Devine Series, will spark creativity in your child! The city - Vienna. The music - exhilarating. Yet all is not well with Johann Strauss, Jr., the darling of waltzing Vienna, who is haunted by the constant pressure to out do himself with each new composition.