Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

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  • Born December 16, 1770
  • Baptized December 17, 1770 in Bonn, Deutschland
  • Died March 26, 1827 in Wien, Österreich
  • Buried Zentralfriedhof, Wien, Österreich
  • Nationality German
  • Instruments played Piano, Violin
  • Occupations composer, conductor, musician

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    Tracing The People's Republic Of Beethoven
    The composer's music and life story are deeply woven into China's cultural, social and political fabric, inspiring revolution and providing comfort. (08/25/2016)
    The Philadelphia Orchestra Brings Vienna To Carnegie Hall
    With a Strauss waltz, a cheeky take on Strauss and a Beethoven concerto, conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin conjures the sound of old Vienna, once the musical capital of Europe. (02/18/2016)
    Teddy Abrams: Tiny Desk Concert
    Hear a young conductor, composer and pianist riff on Beethoven and play his own jazz-inspired compositions. (11/30/2015)
    Beethoven Symphonies At Carnegie Hall Via Berlin
    From an all-Beethoven residency week, hear the storied Berlin Philharmonic play the profound Sixth and witty Eighth with conductor Simon Rattle. (11/24/2015)
    Matt Haimovitz & Christopher O'Riley: Tiny Desk Concert
    The venturesome duo plays visionary Beethoven, heartbreaking Janáček and a piece by Philip Glass that unfolds like a lullaby. (03/14/2015)
    András Schiff Plays Mozart, Haydn, Schubert And Beethoven At Carnegie Hall
    Hear the eminent pianist in a recital of sublime works spanning Classical-era elegance and introspective Romantic drama. (10/29/2015)
    Ask Us Anything About Beethoven
    Author Jan Swafford has just published a Beethoven biography — and he's sharing surprising facts he learned while writing his book. See some here and join us at noon today for a session on Reddit. (12/16/2015)

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