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Haydn, (Franz) Josephlocked

(1732–1809)
  • David Wyn Jones

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Haydn, (Franz) Joseph (1732–1809), composer, was born on 31 March 1732 in Rohrau, Lower Austria, the second of six surviving children of Mathias Haydn (1699–1763), wheelwright, and his wife, Anna Maria, née Koller (bap. 1707, d. 1754), a cook; the third surviving child, ...

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