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  1. Joseph Haydn, in full Franz Joseph Haydn, (born March 31, 1732, Rohrau, Austria—died May 31, 1809, Vienna), Austrian composer who was one of the most important figures in the development of the Classical style in music during the 18th century. He helped establish the forms and styles for the string quartet and the symphony.

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    Franz Joseph Haydn (/ ˈ h aɪ d ən / HY-dən, German: [ˈfʁants ˈjoːzɛf ˈhaɪdn̩] ; 31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809) was an Austrian composer of the Classical period. He was instrumental in the development of chamber music such as the string quartet and piano trio.

  3. Apr 2, 2014 · A close friend of Mozart and a teacher of Beethoven, Franz Joseph Haydn was often called the "father of the symphony." At the time of his death, he was one of the most celebrated composers in...

  4. Haydn was an extremely prolific composer. His total output includes 108 symphonies, one of which (number 106) is lost and one of which (number 105) is actually a symphonie concertante; 68 string quartets; 32 divertimenti for small orchestra; 126 trios for baryton, viola, and cello; 29 trios for piano, violin, and cello; 21 trios for two violins and cello; 47 piano sonatas; about 20 operas; 14 masses; 6 oratorios; and 2 cello concerti.

  5. May 28, 2022 · 1. He Sang as a Boy Soprano. Haydn had such a good singing voice that he started singing in a church choir at age five. The Choir School of St. Stephen’s in Vienna asked Haydn to join the choir. Because women and girls weren’t as active in music during the 18th century, young boys would sing the soprano parts.

  6. Haydn is considered the father of the classical symphony and string quartet, and an innovator in the composition of piano sonatas and trios. The father of the Viennese Classic, Franz Joseph Haydn, was not born in Vienna, but in the village of Rohrau in the eastern part of Lower Austria on 31 March 1732. It was Haydn’s voice which first took him to Vienna to join the choir of St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

  7. Mix - The Best of Haydn Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, and more Viennese Classical Music | Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss... HALIDONMUSIC 208K views 5 months ago...

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