Ludwig van Beethoven
By: Sachin Krishna-Rogers
Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany on December 17, 1770. Beethoven was one of seven children, but however only three others made it to adulthood. Ever since a young age Mozart was talented in the form of music. His father, Johann, saw his talents as a source of income for the Beethoven family. When he was seventeen, he left his family to move to Vienna, where he made his permanent home.
List of Other Works
- Piano Sonata No. 8
- Für Elise
The Creatures of Prometheus
Beethoven wrote many more pieces, but here are some of his best and most well known around the world.
BEETHOVEN Ludwig aged 28.. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.
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Map of Austria. Illustration. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.
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Orchestra, Chicago Symphony. “Beethoven 9 - Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Riccardo Muti.” YouTube, 18 May 2015, www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOjHhS5MtvA. Accessed 13 Oct. 2016.