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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven
Born: Dec 16, 1770 in Bonn, Germany
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Died: Mar 26, 1827 in Vienna, Austria
Biography: Beethoven's symphonies, quartets, concertos, and piano sonatas are significant advances in their respective genres, revealing a passion marking the move from the classical to the romantic period. Naturally democratic, Beethoven strove to express his ideal of a world of freedom and equality. He rose from ...Read full biography