[Fader, du som från din himmel]

[Fader, du som från din himmel]

Composer: M. Haydn
Published in 1 hymnal

Composer: M. Haydn

Johann Michael Haydn Austria 1737-1806. Born at Rohrau, Austria, the son of a wheelwright and town mayor (a very religious man who also played the harp and was a great influence on his sons' religious thinking), and the younger brother of Franz Joseph Haydn, he became a choirboy in his youth at the Cathedral of St. Stephen in Vienna, as did his brother, Joseph, an exceptional singer. For that reason boys both were taken into the church choir. Michael was a brighter student than Joseph, but was expelled from music school when his voice broke at age 17. The brothers remained close all their lives, and Joseph regarded Michael's religious works superior to his own. Michael played harpsichord, violin, and organ, earning a precarious living… Go to person page >

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Title: [Fader, du som från din himmel]
Composer: M. Haydn
Incipit: 13456 71766 55243
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


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