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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!
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.
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