Born 31st March1732, Rohrau, Austria
Died 31st May 1809 in Vienna due to old age
He’s an Austrian composer
Transitional composer of the Baroque to the Romantic period
Haydn’s work includes symphomies, arias, cantatas, concertos, chamber music, operas, oratorios, overtures, piano sonatas, string quartets, songs and serenades.
Mozart and Haydn were good friends. In fact, at Haydn’s funeral Mozart’s Requiem was performed. It is believed that Ludwig van Beethoven received brief instruction from Haydn. Haydn was well-respected and well-loved by his peers and patrons.