Joseph haydn

5th Grade: History of Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 94

  • Haydn's Birth

    Haydn's Birth
    Joseph Haydn is born in Rohrau, Austria, a villiage near the border with Hungary.
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    Life of Joseph Haydn

  • Moved to Hainburg

    Moved to Hainburg
    In 1739, he moved to Hainburg to apprentice with Johann Matthias Frankh to become a musician at 6 years old.
  • Moves to Vienna

    Moves to Vienna
    In 1740, Haydn moved to Vienna to be tutored by Georg von Reutter, the director of music at St. Stephen's Cathedral. He worked here for 9 years.
  • Kapellmeister

    Haydn was appointed Kapellmeister of the wealthy Esterhazy family.
  • Composes Symhony No. 94

  • Symphony No. 94 Premieres

    The premiere took place at the Hanover Square Rooms in London with Haydn leading the orchestra seated at a fortepiano.
  • Death of Haydn