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Summary

Ludwig van Beethoven (born in Bonn, Germany, died in Wien, Austria) was a famous Composer from Germany, who lived between December 17, 1770 and March 26, 1827. He became 56 years old.

Biography

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. Beethoven is considered one of the greatest composers in music history. His musical contributions have inspired generations of musicians, composers and music lovers.

Among Beethoven's most famous works is a fifth symphony in C minor, called "Fate Symphony," and the Ninth Symphony in D minor, and his Third Symphony "Eroica" (Italian for "heroic"). Perhaps his best known work and one of the most played piano pieces ever, "For Elise" (which is actually called "For Therese") and Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, also known as the "Emperor Concerto". Beethoven was one of the most important exponents "First Viennese School" (name refer to three composers of the Classical period in Western art music in late-18th-century), next to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by Ludwig.

Related authors: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_van_Beethoven

Famous quotes by Ludwig van Beethoven (20)


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"The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, "Thus far and no farther.""
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"Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman"
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"Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth"
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"Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience"
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"Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold"
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"Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes"
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"Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend"
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"Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy"
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"Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?"
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"What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Beethoven"
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"Friends applaud, the comedy is over"
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"Only the pure in heart can make a good soup"
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"Off with you! You're a happy fellow, for you'll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!"
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"Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life"
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"A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation"
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"This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble"
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"Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup"
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"Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors"
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"Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken"
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"Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life"


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