Who is Ludwig van Beethoven?

  • (noun): German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music); continued to compose after he lost his hearing (1770-1827).
    Synonyms: Beethoven, van Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (i/ˈlʊdvɪɡ væn ˈbeɪ.toʊvən/; ; baptized 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 concertos for piano, 32 piano sonatas, and 16 string quartets. He also composed other chamber music, choral works (including the celebrated Missa Solemnis), and songs.

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... The following references identify the major catalogues of Beethoven's works ... Thematisches Verzeichnis der im Druck erschienenen Werke von Ludwig van Beethoven ... —Historically important thematic catalogue, by a pioneering 19th Century Beethoven scholar ...
Ludwig Van Beethoven - Memorials
... The Beethoven Monument, Bonn, was unveiled in August 1845, in honour of his 75th anniversary ... Vienna did not honour Beethoven with a statue until 1880 ... There is a museum, the 'Beethoven Haus', the place of his birth, in central Bonn ...
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... of the Kelly Gang Ned Kelly Frank Mills 1909 Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven Harry Baur 1909 The Life of Moses Moses Pat Hartigan 1909 Saul and David King David Maurice Costello King Saul William V ... Peat 1920 Das Schweigen am Starnbergersee Ludwig II of Bavaria Ferdinand Bonn 1920 Headin' Home Babe Ruth Babe Ruth 1921 Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli George Arliss 1922 Dick Turpin ... The Loves of Robert Burns Robert Burns Joseph Hislop 1930 Ludwig der Zweite, König von Bayern Ludwig II of Bavaria William Dieterle 1931 Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton George Arliss 1931 ...

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