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Haydn, Joseph

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Born 1732, died 1809. A prolific and seminal Austrian composer, who made influential contributions to the development of classical forms of music - the symphony, sonata, string quartet, and piano trio.
  • English Haydn Festival

    An annual event in Shropshire, England, celebrating the music of Haydn; includes a program and ticket details, with an archive from previous years.

  • Haydn Society of Great Britain

    Formed to promote a wider understanding and appreciation of the music of Haydn and his circle. Includes a biography, with details of membership and their journal.

  • Haydn Society of North America

    An organization open to anyone interested in the music and life of Joseph Haydn, and in eighteenth century culture. Provides details of membership and events, a newsletter, and contacts.

  • Haydn the Innovator

    Provides a guide to celebrations in the UK in 2009, the 200th anniversary of Haydn's death. Also includes a substantial resource about his life, music, achievements, and his influence and legacy.

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