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Franz Joseph Haydn was a pivotal figure in the classical period. But how much do we really know? Discover his sense of humour and his early life in our gallery of Haydn facts!
Part of Haydn's experience in London involved several hearings of the British national anthem. He was so moved by the piece that he decided to play around with a patriotic tune for his homeland, Austria - and it became the national anthem for both Austria and Germany.
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