Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Classical Masterpieces Of All Time- Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)

Ludwig van Beethoven (December 16, 1770 - March 26, 1827) was a German composer and virtuoso pianist. He was a crucial figure in the transitional period between Classical and Romantic eras in Western classical music, and remains one of the most respected and influential composers of all time.

Born in Bonn, Germany, he moved to Vienna, Austria in his early twenties and settled there, studying with Joseph Haydn and quickly gaining a reputation as a virtuoso pianist. Beethoven's hearing gradually deteriorated beginning in his twenties, yet he continued to compose masterpieces and to conduct and perform even after he was completely deaf. He died on March 26, 1827.

Moonlight Sonata - Ludwig van Beethoven
as played by Wilhelm Kempff


Tags: Classical Masterpieces, Ludwig van Beethoven, Moonlight Sonata,
Wilhelm Kempff

Posted by Mel Avila Alarilla

4 comments:

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glen soikie said...

still amazing each time i hear him

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Website Design Company India,
Thanks for the appreciation and comments. God bless you always.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Glen Soikie,
Yes, Beethoven is also one of my favorite classical masters. Thanks for your visit and comments. God bless you always.

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