Haydn, Franz Joseph
Haydn, Franz Joseph
Famous composer (1732-1809)

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  • Haydn,Franz Joseph — Haydn (hīdʹn), Franz Joseph. 1732 1809. Austrian composer who exerted great influence on the development of the classical symphony. A contemporary of Mozart, he wrote numerous symphonies and string quartets as well as operas and concertos. * * * …   Universalium

  • Haydn, Franz Joseph — (1732–1809)    The first of the major classical composers of the Viennese tradition, Haydn was born in the rural village of Rohrau in Lower Austria. His father was a master blacksmith. Haydn learned the rudiments of composition apparently on his… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

  • Haydn, Franz Joseph — (1732 1809)    An Austrian composer whose musical creativity has been attributed in part to his musical hallucinations. Haydn suffered from hearing loss, vertigo, tinnitus, and hyperacusis. As this combination of symptoms is highly suggestive of… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Haydn, Franz Joseph — (31 March 1732, Rohrau, Austria – 31 May 1809, Vienna)    Known as the father of the symphony and father of the string quartet, Haydn also made important contributions to the sacred repertory that survive mainly in the concert repertory of choral …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Haydn, (Franz) Joseph — born March 31, 1732, Rohrau, Austria died May 31, 1809, Vienna Austrian composer. Intended for the priesthood, he was recruited at age eight to the choir at St. Stephen s Church, Vienna, where he learned violin and keyboard. On leaving the choir …   Universalium

  • Haydn, (Franz) Joseph — (31 mar. 1732, Rohrau, Austria–31 may. 1809, Viena). Compositor austríaco. Destinado al sacerdocio, a los ocho años fue reclutado para el coro de la iglesia de San Esteban en Viena, donde aprendió violín y clavecín. Al dejar el coro, comenzó a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Haydn, Franz Joseph — ► (1732 1809) Compositor austríaco. Es una de las figuras cimeras del clasicismo. Durante su juventud fue compositor prolífico: divertimenti, un quinteto, dos sinfonías, etc. Desde 1761 ejerció como segundo maestro de capilla del príncipe… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Haydn, Franz Joseph —  (1732–1809) Austrian composer …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Franz Joseph Haydn — Joseph Haydn 1791, Ölgemälde von Thomas Hardy (Franz) Joseph Haydn (auch Josef, er benutzte nie Franz; * 31. März 1732 in Rohrau, Niederösterreich; † 31. Mai 1809 in Wien) war ein führender österreichischer Komponist der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Franz Joseph Haydn —     Franz Joseph Haydn     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Franz Joseph Haydn     Born of staunch Catholic parents at Rohrau, Austria, 1 April, 1732; died at Gumpendorf, Vienna, 31 May, 1809. He began his great musical career in the choir school of St …   Catholic encyclopedia

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