Ludwig Van Beethoven

The Great composer of DU-DU-DU-DAAAAAA...

Beethoven's Life

Beethoven was born in December 17, 1770. He had a miserable childhood, for he was one of seven children, and one of three who survived to adulthood. He loved his mother, Maria, but feared his drunken father, Johann.

Beethoven's Enviornment

Beethoven was born in Germany, but spent most of his life in Vienna. It was a city where some other composers went to, like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Sympony No. 9

This is a video of one of Beethoven's most famous masterpieces: Ode to Joy. It was played at many ceremonies, most of them important.
Symphony No. 9 ~ Beethoven

List of his Masterpieces

-Symphony no. 1

-Symphony no. 2

-Symphony no. 3 (Eroica)

-Symphony no. 4

-Symphony no. 5

-Symphony no. 6

-Symphony no. 7

-Symphony no. 8

-Symphony no. 9 (Ode to Joy)

Other facts about Beethoven

Not only was Beethoven having a childhood, but he was also soon going deaf! When he wrote his first symphony, he soon started to lose his hearing. when he wrote his final symphony, he was completely deaf. He was also known for his legendary temper, which was so terrible that he did things like throw hot food at a waiter, knock candles of a piano, an even hit a choirboy. Even so, he was a kind man when he was calm, and made many friends.


The citation for the picture is Ludwig Van Beethoven. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 15 Oct 2015.

The citation for the map is Map of Vienna. Illustration. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 15 Oct 2015.