Joseph Haydn Rank
About Joseph Haydn
Joseph Haydn was an iconic Austrian composer of the Classical period whose compositions helped in no small way towards the development of Classical style in music in the 18th century. He influenced great composers such as Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven. Some of his notable works include The Creation and The Seasons.
He began as a choirboy at the St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna before going on to work as a freelance musician. In 1761, he landed a job as a court musician at the palace of the Esterhazy family where he composed the majority of his music.
He was married to Maria Anna Keller in 1760. The marriage was an unhappy one and produced no children.
He was the mentor and teacher of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Joseph Haydn Rank
Joseph Haydn's Popularity
Joseph Haydn was a famous Austrian composer, who was born on March 31, 1732. As a person born on this date, Joseph Haydn is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (March 31).
People born on March 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Joseph Haydn is the 491st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Joseph Haydn's birthday, Joseph Haydn is the 7th most famous Austrian.
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