Evocations of famous composers, sciencists, discoverers and historical figures.
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In 1809,Napoleon's armies occupied Vienna.The court had fled,but Haydn stayed in his house in Gumpendorf. The French put a guard of honour in front of the old composer's house and a French cavalry officer paid a visit to sing the aria "Mit Wuerd und Hoheit angetan" from Haydn's "Creation".