"Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone ..." William Wordsworth

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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