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Born: Rohrau, Lower Austria, March 31, 1732

Died: Vienna, May 31, 1809

Major Works:

  • Orchestral Music:
    • Symphony in F-sharp minor, No. 45, "Farewell"
    • Symphony in G major, No. 88
    • 12 London symphonies
    • "Toy" Symphony in C major
    • Concerto in D major for cello and orchestra
    • Concerto in D major, Op. 21 for harpsichord and orchestra
  • Chamber Music:
    • 6 string quartets, Op. 20
    • 6 string quartets, Op. 33
    • 6 string quartets, Op. 76
  • Choral Music:
    • The Creation, oratorio
  • Other Works:
    • 99 other symphonies
    • 65 other string quartets
    • The Seasons, oratorio
    • Orfeo ed Euridice
    • Lord Nelson Mass
    • Mass in Time of War

Source: Cross, Milton, and David Ewen. 1962. Milton Cross' Encyclopedia of the Great Composers and Their Music. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.