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/