Haydn, Joseph


Basic data

  1. Haydn, Franz Joseph
  2. March 31, 1732 in Rohrau (Niederösterreich)
  3. May 31, 1809 in Wien
  4. Komponist
  5. Eisenstadt, Wien, Eszterháza


Portrait of Haydn by Thomas Hardy (1791)[1] (Source: Wikimedia)
St. Stephen's Cathedral. In the foreground is the Kapellhaus (demolished 1804) where Haydn lived as a chorister. (Source: Wikimedia)
Map showing locations where Haydn lived or visited (Source: Wikimedia)
Morzin Palace, Dolní Lukavice, Czech Republic (Source: Wikimedia)
Haydn's wife. Unauthenticated miniature attributed to Ludwig Guttenbrunn (Source: Wikimedia)
Prince Nikolaus Esterházy, Haydn's most important patron (Source: Wikimedia)
View of Eszterháza (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait by Ludwig Guttenbrunn, painted c. 1791–92, depicts Haydn c. 1770 (Source: Wikimedia)
Hanover Square Rooms, principal venue of Haydn's performances in London (Source: Wikimedia)
Haydn as portrayed by John Hoppner in England in 1791 (Source: Wikimedia)
Wax sculpture of Haydn by Franz Thaler, c. 1800 (Source: Wikimedia)
House in Vienna (now a museum) where Haydn spent the last years of his life (Source: Wikimedia)
Bergkirche in Eisenstadt, site of Haydn's tomb (Source: Wikimedia)
Haydn's signature on a work of music: di me giuseppe Haydn ("by me Joseph Haydn"). He writes in Italian, a language he often used professionally. (Source: Wikimedia)
Laus Deo ("praise be to God") at the conclusion of a Haydn manuscript[s] (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Joseph Haydn by Christian Ludwig Seehas, 1785 (Source: Wikimedia)
Original copy of "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser" in Haydn's hand (Source: Wikimedia)
Joseph Haydn Playing Quartets (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Iosephvs Haydn, Mansfeld, Johann Ernst - 1772/1796 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Iosephvs Haydn, unbekannter Künstler - 1776/1825 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Joseph Haydn, Alexandre Chaponnier - 1803 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Jos. Haydn, Bollinger, Friedrich Wilhelm - 1818/1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Joseph Haydn, 1800/1830 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Joseph Haydn, Sichling, Lazarus Gottlieb - 1827/1863 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Joseph Haydn, Wilhelm Krauskopf - 1862/1899 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Ioseph Haydn, Gustav Georg Endner - 1781/1824 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des J. Haydn, Ernst Ludwig Riepenhausen (zugeschrieben) - 1791/1840 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Ioseph Haydn, Johann Georg Klinger - 1786 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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