Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

Born Dec 16, 1770
  • Composer, Pianist, Violist, Musician, Songwriter, Lyricist
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 pia...

Ludwig van Beethoven Stats

Nickname

: Ludvig Von Beethoven, Beethoven, L. van Beethoven, L.V. Beethoven, Ludwig von Beethoven, L.W. Beethoven

Profession

: Composer, Pianist, Violist, Musician, Songwriter, Lyricist

Height

: 5 ft 3 in (1.62 m)

Ethnicity

: Germans

Nationality

: Germany

Date of Birth

: Dec 16, 1770 - Mar 26, 1827 (56 years old)

Place of Birth

: Bonn

Date of Death

: Mar 26, 1827

Place of Death

: Vienna

Cause of Death

: Liver failure
Appearances

Ludwig van Beethoven Subject of Films

  1. Immortal Beloved
    Immortal Beloved
  2. Eroica
  3. Eroica
  4. Beethoven's Great Love
    Beethoven's Great Love
  5. Beethoven-Days in a Life

Ludwig van Beethoven Albums

  1. Piano Concertos Nos. 2, 4 (Scottish National Orchestra feat. conductor: Sir Alexander Gibson, piano: John Lill)
  2. Symphonie No. 5 / Overtüre "Leonore III" (Wiener Philharmoniker feat. conductor Leonard Bernstein)
  3. Piano Concerto Nos. 2, 4 (Boston Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Seiji Ozawa, piano: Rudolf Serkin)
  4. Symphonien Nos. 7, 8 (Berliner Philharmoniker feat. conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler)
  5. Symphony No. 5 / Leonore Overture (Philharmonia Orchestra feat. conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy)
  6. Symphony No. 6 "Pastorale" / Overtures: The Consecration of the House and Leonore No. 3 (New York Philharmonic feat. conductor: Leonard Bernstein)
  7. Piano Sonatas Nos. 17, 18, 26 (feat. Murray Perahia)
  8. Piano Trio, Op. 70 'Ghost' / Piano Trio, Op. 97 'Archduke'
  9. Symphonies Nos. 2, 8 (The London Classical Players feat. conductor: Roger Norrington)
  10. The 9 Symphonies (Concertgebouw Orchestra feat. conductor: Bernard Haitink)

Ludwig van Beethoven Books

  1. Autograph miscellany from circa 1786-1799
  2. Zwei Blätter aus seinem Tagebuch
  3. Five Piano Trios
  4. The Mount of Olives
  5. Grande sonate pour le piano forte oeuvre XXII
  6. Fidelio in Full Score
  7. Octet, E♭ major, op. 103
  8. Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II
  9. Briefe Beethovens
  10. Kvartety nomera chetyre-shest'

Ludwig van Beethoven Subject of Books

  1. Beethoven's Ninth: A Political History
  2. The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius
  3. Hess: Unpublished works of Ludwig van Beethoven
  4. The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
  5. Beethoven