Definition of Haydn, Franz Joseph in English:

Haydn, Franz Joseph

proper noun

  • (1732–1809), Austrian composer. A major exponent of the classical style, he taught both Mozart and Beethoven. His work includes 108 symphonies, 67 string quartets, 12 masses, and the oratorio The Creation (1796–8).

Pronunciation:

Haydn, Franz Joseph

/ˈhʌɪd(ə)n/