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Haydn: 15 facts about the great composer
The year before he died, a performance of Haydn's The Creation was organised. Among the celebs in attendance were Beethoven and Salieri (who conducted the performance), and Haydn was carried in on a special throne. Being rather frail by this point, however, he had to leave halfway through.