Ludwig van Beethoven
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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) was one of the greatest and most radical composers of all time. A tormented genius, who went deaf in later life and never heard his final works. His nine symphonies are probably his greatest achievement, each one an unrivaled masterpiece, but he also wrote 5 piano concertos, piano sonatas, string quartets and one opera, Fidelio. Come inside and explore the world of Beethoven: his life, his work, and his character.