Ludwig Van Beethoven
1770-1827 Created by Zoe
Symphony No. 5
Interesting Facts About Him
- He played piano for Mozart
- At the age of 28, he started to lose his hearing but still created music
- He lost all of his hearing in the last decade of his life
- He cut off the legs of his piano to feel the vibrations
- Beethoven met Mozart's rival, Antonio Salieri
- Because of his temper, he has been arrested
- He never married, but he dedicated pieces to women like the Moonlight Sonata
- His death was as dramatic as he was: Lightning flashed, thunder boomed, raised his fist, and fell back dead
Beethoven Ludwig van.. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 14 Oct 2015.
Map of Germany. Illustration. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 14 Oct 2015.