Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Instagram Rss YouTube
Get news and offers Search...

Johann Peter Salomon (1745–1815)


When Joseph Haydn’s patron, Prince Nikolaus Esterházy died in 1790, Haydn was relieved of his musical duties at court (although he maintained his court salary!) and decided to leave Hungary for Vienna. Hearing of his departure from the court, a German musician named Johann Peter Salomon made it his business to find Haydn, in the hope of luring him to London.

Read More