Michael Haydn

1737 - 1806

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Johann Michael Haydn (German: [ˈhaɪdn̩] (listen); 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 253,689 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Michael Haydn is the 169th most popular composer (down from 163rd in 2019), the 156th most popular biography from Austria (down from 139th in 2019) and the 15th 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 169 out of 1,228Before him are Johann Adolph Hasse, Vincenzo Galilei, Francesco Cavalli, Ferruccio Busoni, Johann Stamitz, and Philippe de Vitry. After him are John Barry, Adrian Willaert, Dmitry Kabalevsky, Max Reger, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, and Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov.

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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 Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, Josef Mysliveček, Louise of France, and John Hancock. Among people deceased in 1806, Michael Haydn ranks 8Before him are Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Utamaro, Charles-Henri Sanson, William V, Prince of Orange, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, and Carlo Gozzi. After him are Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, and William Pitt the Younger.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Michael Haydn ranks 156 out of 1,075Before him are Alois Brunner (1912), Heinz Fischer (1938), Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1351), Hans Asperger (1906), Nikola IV Zrinski (1508), and Dietrich Mateschitz (1944). After him are Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria (1751), Hermann Oberth (1894), Hermann Broch (1886), Maria Mandl (1912), and Fritz Kreisler (1875).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Michael Haydn ranks 15Before him are Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), and Josef Strauss (1827). After him are Ludwig Minkus (1826), Eduard Strauss (1835), Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736), Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766), Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739), and Ludwig Ritter von Köchel (1800).