The thing I commented about Joseph Haydn and his both children and fans owing a debt to Matthias Haydn:
- Father might lose son if he doesn't raise him as a girl
Barbara4u2c | 28.XI.2018
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- I am reminded of Joseph Haydn.
He went to the Viennese Choir boys. He was such a sweet boy soprano.
One man offered to preserve his good voice forever. He went home and told his daddy, who obviously wanted nothing of it.
Thanks Mathias Haydn, we appreciate it!
Well, seems that back in Holy Roman Empire such things were not just theoretically illegal, but could in practise be sued if daddy didn't agree!
So, if you care about Haydn's music (or even if you don't):