Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
- Haydn is known as 'The Father of the Symphony'- he standardized symphonic form.
- Wrote 104 symphonies- 12 in London with Drumroll being the 11th
- The nickname drumroll represents the drumroll that the Symphony begins with
- When traveling to London Haydn met young Beethoven, whom Haydn taught a little.
- Spend a lot of his life working for Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy at Esterhaza as Kapellmeister (Director of music), between 1762-1790
- Esterhaza is situated in a remote area so Haydn had no musical influences. All of his music therefore had to be original.
- When Prince Nikolaus died, 1790, Prince Anton come who made…
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