Title: Life Of Haydn
Publisher: A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago
Publication Date: 1888
Book Condition: Fine
Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. 5 X 7 1/4 inches. 195 pages with 12 pages of other books A. C. McClurg & Co publish. Part of the Biographies of Musicians Series. Contents include his youth and early studies, at prince Esterházy's, his first London journey and the Emperor's Hymn-The creation and the seasons. Haydn (1732-1809) was a prominent Austria composer of the Classical period. He was instrumental in the development of Chamber music such as the piano trio and his contributions to musical form earned him the epithets "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet." He was also teacher to Beethoven. Copy has a black and white portrait of Haydn. Head and tail are slightly bumped and the corners are slightly worn. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 018441
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