Friday, February 15, 2013

Franz Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Austrian composer. "the Father of Symphony", Born in Rohrau, Austria, March 31, 1732; died in Vienna, May 31, 1809. Had the first music lesson at age of 8, a Choir boy in Vienna. From 1761 he served as court music director for Esterhazy. He composed: operas,107 symphonies, concertos(violin, piano,cello), oratorios, masses, string quartets, keyboard trios, keyboard sonatas, and other chamber music

Austria

Belgium

China, People's Republic of

Comoros, Union des

Czechoslovakia

Haydn's name appears in the top-middle of the stamp.

Djibouti, Republic of

Vivaldi, Wagner, Handel, Haydn
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