Michael Haydn

Johann Michael Haydn

1737 (Rohrau, Austria) – 1806 (Salzburg)

Michael Haydn was Joseph Haydn’s younger brother – and as highly regarded at the time. Albrechtsberger was a fellow-chorister. Haydn found himself competing with Leopold Mozart for the same positions, but became a close friend of Mozart’s son Wolfgang. Reicha was also a good friend. Weber and Neukomm were among his pupils.