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Why is Haydn called the Father of the String Quartet?

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Haydn is known as the father of the String Quartet because he was the first one to perform in public with a string queartet. A string Quartet was not well viewed before Haydn. But when he started using it, then it became like a signature for the classical period.
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How did Joseph Haydn come up with the combination of instruments in the string quartet?

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