The Music Of Ludwig Van Beethoven

1600 Words Jul 13th, 2015 7 Pages
Ludwig van Beethoven is known for much of his musical accomplishments. One of his most famous is that he is deaf and yet one of the best musical composers of the classical and romanic area. Beethoven has always been one of my personal favorite composers. When I grew up and started taking piano, Beethoven 's Fur Elise was my first large classical piece. Ever since that point on I insisted that when we were in Germany we see his home, and that we did. In this essay I will be explaining Ludwigs Youth, Growing Reputation, and master Composer Times.

Ludwig van Beethoven was born December 17, 1770. He had seven siblings but only three survived and Ludwig was the oldest of them. His two brothers were, Caspar born in 1774 and Johann born in 1776. Beethoven’s mother, Maria Magdalena van Beethoven, was a slender, gentile, and deeply moralistic woman. His father, Johann van Beethoven, was a mediocre court singer better known for his alcoholism than any musical ability. Beethoven began playing music at a young age sometime between the birth of his two brothers. Ludwig was taught piano by his father in an abusive manner. His father would beat him every time he played a wrong not or even locked him in the cellar not letting him sleep. His father was an abusive alcoholic that in sited that Beethoven would be the next Wolfgang Amedeus Mozart, which he would achieve in his later years of life. In my opinion his father was the one who created him and made him a famous as he is today. After…
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