Ludwig Van Beethoven 1770-1827

By Emily S

By Emily S

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Beethoven's early life

Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany on December 17, 1770. Beethoven had rough childhood. He loved his mother Maria a lot but feared his father Johann. Beethoven toke care of everyone in the family. He was one of seven kids only there survived to adulthood. His father soon started to see Beethoven as a source of money.
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About the Map

When Beethoven was 17 he made his first trip to Vienna. Beethoven went back to Germany to be with his dying mother. A little bit after his mother's death his little sister died too. So he had to take care of the family in 1792 after his father died he moved to Vienna permanently. When he lived in Vienna he never married anyone. He died in Vienna on March 26, 1827 they way he died was very interesting it was a stormy night all the sudden his eyes open and he raises his fist and fell back dead.
Beethoven - Für Elise - Piano & Orchestra

Beethoven's Music

Beethoven had composed many pieces of music. Beethoven started slowly becoming deaf at age twenty-eighty so it started becoming harder to compose music. He never married but he did write two pieces for 2 women called "Moonlight Sonata and "Fur Elise". During the time he was alive he wrote many outstanding pieces of music. Some oh his music people will never forget.

Other Known Music

  • Moonlight Sonata
  • Fur Elise
  • Eroica
  • Symphony No. 9

Beethoven's Legacy

Beethoven should be known all over the world. He wrote some amazing pieces of music. He was best known for being the composer that had become deaf but just keep on writing music. He also had a terrible temper but that didn't top him. He should be a model to so many people that lost there senses and others all over the world.

Work cited

Cherkin, Georgii. “Beethoven - Für Elise - Piano & Orchestra.” Youtube, 26 July 2011, Accessed 13 Oct. 2016.

Ludwig van Beethoven. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. Accessed 11 Oct 2016.

Map Of Vienna, Austria, 1899. Photo. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. Accessed 11 Oct 2016.