The Music in Freemasonry

Music has played a key role in the rituals and ceremonies of Freemasonry. Many composers throughout history have composed music specifically for Masonic purposes, and the impact of their work has been profound. The use of music in Masonic ceremonies has helped to create a sense of solemnity and reverence. Many of the most renowned composers of the 18th and 19th centuries were Freemasons, and their work has had a profound influence on the musical landscape of the Western world. Their music continues to inspire new generations of musicians and composers, and their legacy as Freemasons is an important part of their overall contribution to the world.

Joseph Haydn was an Austrian composer, was born in a small village near Vienna. His Parents recognized their son’s talent for music early on and took him to Vienna to work as a choirboy at St. Stephen’s Cathedral.