Ludwig van Beethoven Quote
“I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose.”
―Ludwig van Beethoven
Quoted by Carl Czerny in his autobiography Erinnerungen aus meinem Leben (Recollections From My Life)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLudwig van Beethoven
Born: December 17, 1770
Died: March 26, 1827 (age 56)
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.