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Haydn, (Johann) Michael

Haydn, (Johann) Michael (b Rohrau, 1737; d Salzburg, 1806). Austrian-born composer, brother of Franz Joseph Haydn. Chorister, St Stephen's, Vienna, 1745–55, also deputy org. Court mus. and Konzertmeister to Archbishops of Salzburg 1763 to end of his life. Wrote 40 syms., vn. concs., hn. concs., tpt. conc., hpd.-and-va. conc., fl. concs., 12 str. quartets, operas, masses, and vast amount of other church mus. Weber and Diabelli were among his pupils. His Requiem in C minor was perf. at his brother's funeral.

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Haydn, Michael

Michael Haydn (mĬkh´äĕl hī´dən), 1737–1806, Austrian composer, younger brother of Franz Joseph Haydn. Haydn, largely self-taught, was noted especially for his sacred music. He was a friend of Mozart, whose Symphony No. 37 is actually Haydn's work with an introduction by Mozart. Toward the end of his life Haydn taught the Czech composer Antonín Reicha and Carl Maria von Weber.

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