- Franz Jo·seph [franz joh-zuh f, -suh f, frants; German frahnts yoh-zef] /frænz ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf, frænts; German frɑnts ˈyoʊ zɛf/, 1732–1809, Austrian composer.
- (Johann) Michael,1737–1806, Austrian composer (brother of Franz Joseph Haydn).
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A breakfast meeting was arranged between Haydn and members of the court orchestra at Bad Godesberg, close to Bonn.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer
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His speeches have the elegance and control of a Haydn concerto.Big Dog and the Whippet
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Haydn, speaking of his art, said, “It consists in taking up a subject and pursuing it.”Self-Help
The celebrated Haydn was, even at the age of 74, when I last saw him at Vienna, till the most good-humoured bon vivant of his age.The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete
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Announce to your audience that, by request, you are changing the number from Liszt to Haydn.The Dominant Strain
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One of them, the youngest, was very pretty, and Haydn fell in love with her.
Haydn replied: "My language is understood by all the world."
- (Franz) Joseph (ˈjoːzɛf). 1732–1809, Austrian composer, who played a major part in establishing the classical forms of the symphony and the string quartet. His other works include the oratorios The Creation (1796–98) and The Seasons (1798–1801)
- his brother, Johann Michael (German joˈhan ˈmɪçaeːl). 1737–1806, Austrian composer, esp of Church music
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