On Air Now
The Full Works Concert with Catherine Bott 8pm - 10pm
This image appears in the gallery:
Haydn: 15 facts about the great composer
Haydn suffered throughout his life from nasal polyps, which meant that his nose had a rather bulbous and disfigured look to it. At times, it became so uncomfortable that he wasn't able to compose. He also survived a bout of smallpox as a child.