Joseph Haydn

1732 - 1809

Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn (; German: [ˈfʁants ˈjoːzɛf ˈhaɪdn̩] (listen); 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 piano trio. His contributions to musical form have earned him the epithets "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet".‹See TfM›Haydn spent much of his career as a court musician for the wealthy Esterházy family at their remote estate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Haydn has received more than 2,940,109 page views. His biography is available in 115 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Joseph Haydn ranks 9 out of 1,008Before him are Johann Sebastian Bach, Frédéric Chopin, Antonio Vivaldi, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Giuseppe Verdi, and Richard Wagner. After him are Franz Schubert, George Frideric Handel, Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, and Giacomo Puccini.

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Among people born in 1732, Joseph Haydn ranks 1After him are George Washington, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Stanisław August Poniatowski, Jacques Necker, Pierre Beaumarchais, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Jérôme Lalande, Richard Arkwright, Adélaïde of France, Abbas III, and Johann Christoph Adelung. Among people deceased in 1809, Joseph Haydn ranks 1After him are Jean Lannes, Thomas Paine, Rama I, Nicolai Abildgaard, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, François Laurent d'Arlandes, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, and Ueda Akinari.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Joseph Haydn ranks 3 out of 799Before him are Adolf Hitler (1889) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756). After him are Franz Schubert (1797), Maria Theresa (1717), Marie Antoinette (1755), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459), and Stefan Zweig (1881).

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Among composers born in Austria, Joseph Haydn ranks 2Before him are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756). After him are Franz Schubert (1797), Johann Strauss II (1825), Johann Strauss I (1804), Anton Bruckner (1824), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Webern (1883), Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), and Josef Strauss (1827).

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