Joseph Haydn

(Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), the centre point of The Haydn Keyboard Project, was one of the greatest classical composers. More or less a contemporary and acquaintance of Mozart, and born in Austria, he not only wrote an immense quantity of keyboard music, but also more than one hundred symphonies, string quartets, choral works, operas and many other compositions. Much has been written about Haydn. Here are some of the best internet resources: 
 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Haydn (English) 

http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/haydnj.html (English) 

http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Haydn (Dutch) 

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Haydn (German)