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(Franz) Joseph Haydn

Austrian composer
(1732-1809)



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Haydn wrote over 100 symphonies and many string quartets, sonatas and piano trios. He was responsible for great developments in the classical style and forms, and he is often referred to as the "Father of the Symphony". Other Haydn music includes masses, operas, and folk song arrangements.


Joseph Haydn, painting by Thomas Hardy, 1792 (image)

Franz Joseph Haydn.
(Painting by the English portrait painter, Thomas Hardy, 1792. This painting is owned by the Royal College of Music, London.)


Haydn, 1794 (image)

Haydn in 1794.
(Drawing by George Dance.)


Joseph Haydn, 1795 (image)

Haydn at the keyboard, 1795.





Joseph Haydn, painting by Ludwig Guttenbrunn (image)

Joseph Haydn portrait, painted by Ludwig Guttenbrunn, ca. 1791-2. This portrait depicts Haydn as he appeared in around the year 1770.


Haydn postage stamp, Hungary, 1959

Postage stamp issued by Hungary in 1959, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of Franz Joseph Haydn, the Austrian composer.





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Note: This picture gallery page includes drawings, paintings, photos and images of Franz Joseph Haydn, his music, activities, friends and family, and the various places where the composer lived and wrote.


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