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Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...
Item # 684914 GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809
* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine
The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... justly considered as the Father of Musick in our day...", with a bit more about his career. It is great to have the death reports of two historic figures reported in such a fashion so as to allow them to be displayed simultaneously.
Other reports from throughout the world are also present.
Complete in 90 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition.
wikipedia notes: (Franz) Joseph Haydn (March 31, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was an Austrian composer. He was one of the most prominent composers of the classical period, and is called by some the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet".
Category: Pre-Civil War