Born: Monday, March 31, 1732 in Rohrau, Austria
Died: Wednesday, May 31, 1809 in Vienna, Austria
Nation of Origin: Austria
Symphony No. 94, "The Surprise"
Symphony No. 96, "The Miracle"
Symphony No. 100, "The Military"
Symphony No. 101 "The Clock"
Symphony No. 103, "The Drumroll"
Symphony No. 104, "The London"
Sonatas for Piano
Operas, string Quartets, and other chamber works
A prolific composer.
Haydn's exact birthdate is not known but baptism records show he was baptized on April 1, 1732.
Blume, Friedrich, with Norton, M. D. (Translator) and Norton, Herter (Translator), Classic and Romantic Music; A Comprehensive Survey, W. W. Norton & Company, November 1970, ISBN: 0393098680
Rosen, Charles, The Classical Style : Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, W. W. Norton & Company, March 1997, ISBN: 0393040208
Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257
Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679
Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109
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The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven
by Charles Rosen
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