Philippe A. Autexier's Beethoven: The Composer as Hero PDF

By Philippe A. Autexier

ISBN-10: 0810928329

ISBN-13: 9780810928329

A biography of the good composer retraces Beethoven's remarkable existence, from his early years as a baby prodigy, via his surprising deafness at age twenty-six and preliminary contemplation of suicide, to his inventive accomplishments past. unique.

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In FIDEUO'S FAILURE abated. Beethoven could even be observed singing as he played the piano, and he accepted an opportunity to One Is Ries gave Franz Wegeler a description of the stormy perform in public. "There Ferdinand 61 quarrel between Only One Beethoven" evening in October 1 806, when Beethoven was staying at Prince Lichnowsky's castle in Ostrava, his host Beethoven and Prince Lichnowsky (opposite) in a letter of 28 December 1837: "Beethoven had grabbed a chair and was promised his French guests the chance to hear the going to break it over the composer play piano.

Day, before returning to Vienna, he wrote Lichnowsky: "Prince! What you are, you are by chance and by birth. What I am, I am by myself. There have been, there will be, thousands of princes. " Unhappily for Beethoven, however, there were few princes like Lichnowsky. The dispute that fall caused a total break. For the composer, it meant the loss of his 600 florins yearly and, even more serious, of his most — reliable friend, whose devotion had never any circumstance. faltered in 11 1! i — 62 63 Beethoven now had several reasons to about his financial situation.

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