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Bohemian Influence On Beethoven

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Napoleon led the French Revolution in 1792, his brought freedom and equality in the country. This idea inspired Beethoven, thus he composed a symphony called Eroica, to honor Napoleon. But when he was almost done with his work, Napoleon crowned himself as emperor. This made Beethoven feel betrayed therefore, he ripped off the Symphony, which was written in the sake of Napoleon. Beethoven decided to leave Bonn for Vienna and also to meet Mozart but only to find out that Mozart had already passed away and the only greatest composer alive was Joseph Haydn. Vienna was still the great place for artist and musicians. It was mostly influenced by Mozart and Haydn style of music. Beethoven although studying under Haydn, claimed that his influence came
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