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Joseph Haydn

Composer (31-Mar-1732 — 31-May-1809)


Eleanor Bailie. Haydn: A Graded Practical Guide. Kahn & Averill. 2007. 282pp.

Pierre Barbaud. Haydn. Grove Press. 1959. 191pp.

Neil Butterworth. Haydn: His Life and Times. Midas Books. 1977. 144pp.

Caryl Clark (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Haydn. Cambridge University Press. 2005. 318pp.

William Drabkin. A Reader's Guide to Haydn's Early String Quartets. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1999. 186pp.

David Ewen. Haydn: A Good Life. New York: Henry Holt. 1946. 243pp.

Karl Geiringer. Haydn: A Creative Life in Music. W. W. Norton. 1946. 342pp. Later editions list Irene Geiringer as collaborator.

Floyd Grave; Margaret Grave. The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn. Oxford University Press. 2006. 382pp.

Floyd Grave; Margaret Grave. Franz Joseph Haydn: A Guide to Research. Garland. 1990. 451pp.

J. Cuthbert Hadden. Haydn. J. M. Dent. 1902. 231pp.

Ethan Haimo. Haydn's Symphonic Forms: Essays in Compositional Logic. Oxford University Press. 1995. 294pp.

Bernard Harrison. Haydn's Keyboard Music: Studies in Performance Practice. Oxford University Press. 1997. 418pp.

Bernard Harrison. Haydn: The "Paris" Symphonies. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 124pp.

Daniel Heartz. Haydn, Mozart, and the Viennese School, 1740-1780. W. W. Norton. 1995. 780pp.

Rosemary Hughes. Haydn. London: J. M. Dent. 1962. 271pp.

H. E. Jacob. Joseph Haydn: His Art, Times and Glory. London: Victor Gollancz. 1950. 368pp.

Heinrich Eduard Jacob. Joseph Haydn: His Art, Times, and Glory. Victor Gollancz. 1950. 368pp.

Hans Keller. The Great Haydn Quartets: Their Interpretation. Oxford University Press. 1993. 272pp.

H. C. Robbins Landon; David W. Jones. Haydn: His Life and Music. Indiana University Press. 1988. 270pp.

H. C. Robbins Landon. Haydn: A Documentary Study. Rizzoli. 1981. 224pp.

H. C. Robbins Landon. Haydn: The Early Years, 1732-1765. Indiana University Press. 1981. 656pp.

H. C. Robbins Landon. Haydn: The Years of "The Creation", 1796-1800. Indiana University Press. 1977. 640pp.

H. C. Robbins Landon. Haydn at Eszterhaza, 1766-1790. Indiana University Press. 1978. 820pp.

Louis Nohl. Translated by George P. Upton. Life of Haydn. Chicago: Jansen, McClurg & Company. 1883. 195pp.

David P. Schroeder. Haydn and the Enlightenment: The Late Symphonies and Their Audience. Oxford University Press. 1997. 219pp.

Elaine Sisman (editor). Haydn and His World. Princeton University Press. 1997. 474pp.

Robert Sondheimer. Haydn: A Historical and Psychological Study Based on His Quartets. Bernoulli. 1951. 196pp.

W. Dean Sutcliffe (editor). Haydn Studies. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 343pp.

Nicholas Temperley. Haydn: The Creation. Cambridge University Press. 1991. 135pp.

Roland Tenschert. Joseph Haydn. Berlin: Max Hesse. 1932. 267pp. Language: German.

Pauline D. Townsend. Joseph Haydn. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co.. 1884. 124pp.

Neil Wenborn. Joseph Haydn: An Essential Guide to His Life and Works. Pavilion. 1997. 108pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.682)

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.292)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.453)

  10. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.393-95)

  11. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.111-16)

  12. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.406-10)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.227)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.87)

  15. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (pp.195-97)

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