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By Anne Pimlott Baker

ISBN-10: 0750915099

ISBN-13: 9780750915090

Thought of by way of many the world's maximum composer, Ludwig van Beethoven completed his goals opposed to the problems of a bullying and drunken father, starting to be deafness and mounting ill-health. This biography tells the tale of his lifestyles and paintings from his delivery in Bonn in 1770 and his early employment as a court docket musician to his demise in Vienna in 1827. It describes his stories with Haydn in Vienna and his paintings in the course of the French Revolution and the increase of Napoleon. His so much financially profitable interval the Congress of Vienna in 1815, regardless of numerous unsatisfied amorous affairs and non-stop fear over his nephew, Karl.

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