Born 24 April 1742. Died 21 May 1815
Roman Hoffstetter (born 24 April 1742, in Laudenbach, near Bad Mergentheim, Germany; died: 21 May (Baker's) or June (New Grove 2nd) 1815, in Miltenberg-am-Main, Germany; alternate spelling Romanus Hoffstetter) was a classical composer and Benedictine monk who also admired Joseph Haydn almost to the point of imitation. Hoffstetter wrote "everything that flows from Haydn's pen seems to me so beautiful and remains so imprinted on my memory that I cannot prevent myself now and again from imitating something as well as I can."
Tracks (9)Last Played on BBCQuartet for strings (Op.3`5) in F major [sometimes attrib. Haydn] (feat. Robert Salter & Guildhall String Ensemble)
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