Franz Jo·seph [franz joh-zuhf, -suhf, 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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How to use Haydn in a sentence
Numerous composers—Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven among them—integrated the noise and clusters of the Janissary band in their work, often alluding to the Ottomans with compositions subtitled alla Turca.Your Brain Is Like Beethoven - Issue 107: The Edge | Jonathan Berger | October 27, 2021 | Nautilus
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 | John Suchet | January 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His speeches have the elegance and control of a Haydn concerto.
Then came two pieces by the orchestra; next, my three solos in a row, and a symphony of Haydn closed the programme.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
Francis Joseph Haydn, the celebrated musical composer, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The following day Peter Ilich told me the work was very nice, in the style of Haydn.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
Here is another that I cannot leave out: Haydn dedicated one of his most important instrumental compositions to his mother.
Haydn passed on Lidley's book to him, van Swieten had it translated and doctored to suit his own taste, and Haydn set to work.Haydn | John F. Runciman
British Dictionary definitions for Haydn
(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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