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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

Biography Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)

German composer and pianist

Was born on 16 dec 1770.
Died on 26 mar 1827, at 56 years old.
Origin country Germany
Quotes by Ludwig van Beethoven

He was a crucial figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western classical music, and remains one of the most respected and influential composers of all time.
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