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250 Years of Ludwig van Beethoven

Beethoven 1820 By Joseph Karl Stieler (Public Domain)

A German composer and pianist, Ludwig van Beethoven’s compositions are among the most performed classical music in the world. We don’t know his exact date of birth, only that he was born in Bonn, Germany in a house now known as Beethoven House Museum. The date of his baptism is December 17, 1770 and this gives us an indication because it was a general custom at that time to baptize children within 24 hours of birth. This year…

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