Ludwig van Beethoven Quotes (32 quotes)
“Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?”
―Ludwig van Beethoven
Letter to Bettina von Arnim (1810-08-11)
Letter to the German composer Ferdinand Ries, 20 December 1822
Remark made to Bettina von Arnim, in 1810. As reported in a letter from Bettina to Goethe, May 28, 1810
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLudwig van Beethoven
Born: December 17, 1770
Died: March 26, 1827 (aged 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.
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