Person    | Male  Born 17/12/1770  Died 26/3/1827

Ludwig van Beethoven

Composer. Born (we only have his baptism date) in Bonn (now Germany). His ninth, the Choral, symphony, Ode to Joy, was commissioned in 1822 by the Philharmonic Society of London and first performed on 21 March 1825 in the new Argyll Rooms, Regent Street. Its official debut was in Vienna the following year. The Philharmonic Society invited him to London but, as far as we can tell, he never came. Died Vienna.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

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Beethoven's 9th

The British Premiere of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, commissioned by the Philh...

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Bust in Stratford - Beethoven

Researching this bust we failed to ID the man, and worse, we discovered that ...

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Ludwig van Beethoven

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Life mask on keystone - Beethoven

Our researches have drawn a blank. This looks to us like a death mask, or Chu...

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