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Life of Haydn
28 Nov 2017
Haydn becomes a chorister
Haydn moves away from home
Haydn gets kicked out of the cathedral choir and choir school
Becomes the assistant conductor for the orchestra of the Esterházy family
Haydn becomes the musical director for the Esterházy family
Frederick II “the Great” crowned king of Prussia.
Seven Years' War, in which Britain and Prussia defeat France, Spain, Austria, and Russia.
Haydn's Symphony No. 1.
Catherine II (“the Great”) becomes czarina of Russia. Mozart tours Europe as six-year-old prodigy
Partition of Poland—in 1772, 1793, and 1795, Austria, Prussia, and Russia divide land and people of Poland, end its independence.
The American Revolution begins.
Mozart's Haffner Serenade.
Revolutionary War ends with Treaty of Paris. Beethoven's first printed works.
Napoléon Bonaparte, French general, defeats Austrians.
Austria makes temporary peace with France.
Alexander Hamilton is mortally wounded in duel with Aaron Burr.
Beethoven's Fifth and Sixth Symphonies performed.
Haydn writes his first string quartet
Haydn becomes a musical director for Count Morzin
Haydn marries Anna Maria Keller
Haydn writes his Farewell Symphony
Haydn becomes friends with Mozart
Haydn composed Symphony No. 92 in G
Haydn composed "Creation" and "Seasons"
Haydn's wife dies
Final Performance of "Creation" before Haydn's death
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