Franz Joseph Haydn

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Franz Joseph Haydn

The Life of Franz Joseph Haydn

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1732

Franz Joseph Haydn was born

He died on May 31, in 1809, Vienna, Austria.

Franz Joseph Haydn was born on March 31, in 1732, Rohray, Austria.

1761

1791

1809

Accepted an invitation to go to England to conduct new synphonies

Franz Joseph Haydn died.

Was named Kapellmeister, or "court musician"

Franz was recruited when he was eight years old to sing in the choir at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Veinna, where he went on to learn how to play the violin and keyboard.

Franz Joseph Haydn is remembered as a great synphonist and composer.

After leaving the choirt, he supported himself by teaching and playing violin.

Franz Joseph Haydn was a songwriter. He was called the 'Father of the Synphony' and 'Father of the String Quartet'.

Franz Joseph Haydn was the oldest of the three composers that defined calssical music in the late 18th century.

Sources:www.biography.comwww.8notes.comlibrary.thinkquest.org


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