Classics For Kids
Classics For Kids
Cincinnati Public Radio
Introduce children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way.
Franz Joseph Haydn 2: Father of the Symphony
6 minutes Posted Jun 7, 2019 at 10:00 pm.
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    Franz Joseph Haydn never had any children, but the musicians who worked for him liked him so much they called him Papa Haydn. And Haydn is also known as the "Father of the Symphony." He wasn't the first person to compose symphonies, but he did help the symphony to grow up as a musical form.