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 Joseph 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)
The Morzin palace in 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)
The 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)
The 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.[r] (Source: Wikimedia)
Original copy of "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser" in Haydn's hand (Source: Wikimedia)
Joseph Haydn Playing Quartets (Source: Wikimedia)
Dargestellter: Joseph Haydn Künstler: Friedrich Theodor Müller (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Joseph Haydn Künstler: Friedrich Ludwig Neubauer (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Joseph Haydn Künstler: Johann Daniel Laurenz Alexandre Chaponnier Startseite Projekt Kontakt Links Beacon UBT (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)

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