"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom. I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." Gustave Courbet

31 March 2015

Happy birthday, Haydn.

Hardy, Haydn, 1792

Franz Joseph Haydn was born on this date in 1732.

Young people can learn from my example that something can come from nothing. What I have become is the result of my hard efforts. I listened more than I studied, therefore little by little my knowledge and ability were developed.

Franz Joseph Haydn

Raymond Leppard conducts the English Chamber Orchestra in Haydn's Finale: Allegro from Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, in E-Flat Major Hob.VIIe: 1; Wynton Marsalis, trumpet ...

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