Raphaël Pichon

Raphaël Pichon : Michael Haydn, 1771: Schrattenbach-Requiem (MH155, Raphaël Pichon)

Fav version. Johann Michael Haydn was Joseph Haydn's younger brother and a friend of Mozart – MH155 inspired Mozart's requiem. He was in the shadow of Joseph Haydn all the time, even today.
Sigismund III. Christoph von Schrattenbach was Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg from 1753 to 1771. In 1763 he employed Michael Haydn as court composer.