Michael Haydn

1737 - 1806

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Johann Michael Haydn (German: [ˈhaɪdn̩] ; 14 September 1737 – 10 August 1806) was an Austrian composer of the Classical period, the younger brother of Joseph Haydn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Haydn has received more than 375,045 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Michael Haydn is the 157th most popular composer (up from 182nd in 2019), the 144th most popular biography from Austria (up from 178th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Austrian Composer.

Michael Haydn was a composer of the Classical period. He is most famous for his symphonies, string quartets, and operas.

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Among composers, Michael Haydn ranks 157 out of 1,451Before him are Enrique Granados, Iannis Xenakis, Pierre Boulez, Michel Legrand, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Vincenzo Galilei. After him are Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Ferruccio Busoni, Komitas, Siegfried Wagner, Giovanni Paisiello, and Max Reger.

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Among people born in 1737, Michael Haydn ranks 5Before him are Luigi Galvani, Johann Friedrich Struensee, Edward Gibbon, and Thomas Paine. After him are Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Louise of France, Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, Josef Mysliveček, and Tokugawa Ieharu. Among people deceased in 1806, Michael Haydn ranks 8Before him are Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Charles-Henri Sanson, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Utamaro, William V, Prince of Orange, and William Pitt the Younger. After him are Carlo Gozzi, Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, Johann Christoph Adelung, and Pierre-Charles Villeneuve.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Michael Haydn ranks 144 out of 1,424Before him are Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Albert VII, Archduke of Austria (1559), Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria (1746), Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria (1750), Ernst Gombrich (1909), and Edward Bernays (1891). After him are Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland (1573), Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria (1751), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1351), Paul Ehrenfest (1880), and Helmut Marko (1943).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Michael Haydn ranks 14Before him are Anton Webern (1883), Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), Josef Strauss (1827), and Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791). After him are Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Eduard Strauss (1835), Anna Maria Mozart (1720), Ludwig Minkus (1826), Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871), and Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739).