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Franz Joseph Haydn

The Story of the Choir Boy who became a Great Composer

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Author: Thomas Tapper
Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,173 / 17 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.6
LoC Categories: CT, ML
Downloads: 1,291
Added to site: 2010.12.02 29800

Joseph Haydn was born in Rohrau, a little Austrian village not far from Hainburg.

It is quite worth while for you to look for this town and for the River Leytha in any large geography. You may not find Rohrau itself, for it is a very small town, but you will surely find the River Leytha which flows by it.

The parents lived in a very modest little house. The picture of this house is worth studying, and remembering. As you see, it is of one story with a thatched roof. The farm buildings are joined to the house itself. The windows look inviting and pretty. They seem to tell us very plainly that it is warm and cosy within.

[Illustration: HAYDN'S BIRTHPLACE]

It will be easy for you to remember the year in which Joseph Haydn was born, because you have already learned in school that our President, George Washington, whose picture



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