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Haydn

[hahyd-n] /ˈhaɪd n/
noun
1.
Franz Joseph
[franz joh-zuh f,, -suh f,, frants;; German frahnts yoh-zef] /frænz ˈdʒoʊ zəf,, -səf,, frænts;; German frɑnts ˈyoʊ zɛf/ (Show IPA),
1732–1809, Austrian composer.
2.
(Johann) Michael, 1737–1806, Austrian composer (brother of Franz Joseph Haydn).
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Haydn

/ˈhaɪdən/
noun
1.
(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)
2.
his brother, Johann Michael (German joˈhan ˈmɪçaeːl). 1737–1806, Austrian composer, esp of Church music
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