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Ludwig van Beethoven
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Born: December 17, 1770

Died: March 26, 1827 (aged 56)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Composer

Bio: Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 concertos for piano, 32 piano sonatas, and 16 string quartets. He also composed other chamber music, choral works, and songs.

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