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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!
It is said that Haydn's younger brother Michael (pictured) was far better behaved than him when they were both at the St Stephens Cathedral school, and that in fact it was Michael that the family had placed their hope for the future in - apparently Joseph was far too involved in practical jokes to ever be a success!
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