Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
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Key people in Beethoven's music and life
2. Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
The young Beethoven - just over a week past his 20th birthday - first met the renowned Joseph Haydn on 26 December 1790 in Bonn, when Haydn and the impresario Johann Peter Salomon stopped off on their way to London where Haydn was to perform...