• Birth

    He was born in Rohrau, Austria.
    Both of his parents couldn't read music but he had a musical childhood.
  • Reconised

    Haydn's parents noticed his musical talents and they also knew he could never get a musical education wth them. They accepted a proposal from Johann Matthias Franck, the schoolmaster and choir leader in Hainburg, so that Haydn could be his apprentice and study music.he learned to play harpsichord and violin and sung saprano in the church choir.
  • Choir

    Haydn was an excelent singer and when Georg von Reutter, the director of music in St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, came touring looking for talented choirboys Haydn passed the audition and soon moved off to Vienna, where he worked for the next nine years as a chorister,
  • Lost Voice and Job

    Lost Voice and Job
    Haydn lost his voice so he could no longer sing. He was dismissed from tho job. He was taken in by friends and continues to work at having a musical career.
  • A Little Bit of Money

    A Little Bit of Money
    He could play losts of instruments but not that well, he couldn't sing anymore and he was shy from being confined with the choir so long. None if this help him trying to get a job.
    However he was ditermed to be a composer. he spent most of his time improving his musical skills.
    Then a friend of Haydn Father, Anton Buchholtz, gave him some money so he could move. He bacame a music teacher and learned more about composing.
  • Repaying

    He gained more student and he raised the fees. He worked 16-18 hours a day doing various jobs for pay and met alot of other musisians.
    He was greatful for the loan which he had now paid back completly.
  • First Composition

    First Composition
    Nobels often had their own orchestras and Haydn was hired into one and a director and composer.
    He composed his first symphony and other paicies for the orchestras.
  • Unemployed and Emplayed

    Unemployed and Emplayed
    The nobel who had hired him was facing financal problems and had to lay off the entire orchestra.
    A Hungarian Prince soon offored him a lob as a assistant comductor. This was important to Hadyn. The princ's family was among the Austrian empire.
  • Married

    He married Maria Anna Kelle when he was 28.
  • Emperess

    An Empress visited them, and Haydn was kept busy entertaining. One of Haydn’s opera Empress was impresed with Haydn and gave him a valuable gold snuffbox filled with coins.
  • Promotion

    The Prince gave Haydn a new contract with better terms that allowed him to sell his music to other people. He gave his compositions to other people in the European nobility. The king of Spain later gave him another present-a dimond ring whick he proudly wore when he composed.
  • Growing Restless

    Growing Restless
    When the price died and wads replaced with a new price with no tast for music he was dismissed. He quickly got ready to leave and moved to Vienna.
  • Miracle

    The Miracle Symphony Haydn wrote in his first trip to london. The first time he preformed it, at the end everyone was standing at the stage when a large chandelier fell to the floor at the end of the hall, but because everyone had come to the front no one got hurt.
  • Success and Surprises

    Success and Surprises
    He was a big success in England. In his two trips there he writ 12 symphonies, including the surprise. People had often fallen asleep and he grew tired of it. So he write a soft and quiet lullaby so everyone would get tired and put a loud chord that woke everyone up. http://www.8notes.com/scores/436.asp
  • Loss

    Haydn had been trying to get to England to preform. Johann Peter Salomon an impresario invited Haydn to Endland and he accepted. Haydn spent his last day in Vienna with his close friend Mozart, who died while Haydn was in England. Haydn was hurt verry deeply.
  • The End

    The End
    Haydn died in Vienna at the age of 77.
    He wrote 104 compositions, and his music is still around, like his Sonata in F major is one of the songs avalible to play in the royal conservatory exams (piano) grade 4 repertoire. He was called Papa by young musicians, like Mozart, and was considered the father of symphonies. http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/Scherzo/19312772#