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Ludwig van beethoven was born in bonn, germany, on december 16, 1770 he was the eldest of three children of johann and maria magdalena van beethoven his father, a musician who liked to drink, taught him to play piano and violin young ludwig was often pulled out of bed in the middle of the night. This change is known as the 'middle period' in his musical career ludwig van beethoven early years no-one knows the exact date on which he was born. Ludwig van beethoven, widely considered as the greatest composer of all time, has attained cult status the cult has spread through many levels of high, middle, and popular culture in music, art, television, and film.
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Career in vienna with the help of recommendations from his friend and patron count ferdinand von waldstein, beethoven was soon accepted into vienna's aristocratic circles he studied musical composition under haydn until haydn's departure for london in early 1794, and then studied harmony and counterpoint under johann georg albrechtsberger. The bbc artist page for ludwig van beethoven find the best clips, watch programmes, catch up on the news, and read the latest ludwig van beethoven interviews. Ludwig van beethoven revolutioncrucial to a full appreciation of beethoven's music is a knowledge of the times in which he lived, an understanding of the. Music of ludwig van beethoven the work of beethoven halfway between two seasons, beethoven did not really create any of the musical forms that were served, but expanded its limits and profoundly modified its structure through a heap of new ideas that dealt with express. Music career beethoven already showed an aptitude for music at a very young age his father, a court musician, was a hard taskmaster, pushing him to learn.
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One of the most famous names in classical music, ludwig van beethoven has made some of the most memorable and reused pieces of music that western civilization has ever known. Ludwig van beethoven born december 16, 1770, bonn, germany to write some of his most powerful music throughout his career even in beethoven's time, the event. Ludwig van beethoven music prince maximillian franz was also aware of beethoven's music and so he sent beethoven to vienna, in 1787, to meet mozart and further his musical education vienna was, after all, the capital city in terms of culture and music.
Ludwig van beethoven was an extraordinary music composer, especially considering he was deaf most of his life and career he was born in germany on december 16, 1770 many obstacles were hurled at him, but he triumphed over them, and even deafness didn't stop him from composing some of the worlds greatest, and most recognized music. Beethoven, ludwig van (1770-1827): german, composer ludwig van beethoven is known for having extended the viennese classical tradition of haydn, franz joseph and mozart his later works, particularly when considered in the context of the emotional turmoil under which they were conceived, have granted him the reputation of the most dominant musical figure of the nineteenth cent. The heiligenstadt testament is a prophecy of the greatness to come of ludwig van beethoven at a time in his life where he had exhausted the musical possibilities of the viennese high-classic tradition and where his growing deafness foreshadowed a diminishing career, beethoven seemed to have come to halt in 1802. Beethoven, ludwig van (1770-1827), german-austrian composer ludwig van beethoven was born into a family of musicians serving at the electoral and archiepiscopal court at bonn his grandfather, of the same name, was kapellmeister , or director of music, at the court when beethoven was a small child, and his father was a singer there.