Beethoven Bio.

Topics: Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 9 Pages: 2 (537 words) Published: October 14, 2010
Beethoven Biography

My composer Beethoven was born in Bonn,Germany during the year 1770. His mom was Maria Magdalena and father Johann van Beethoven. Beethoven was first learning from his dad, who was a tenor. Beethoven's father was very mad, angry, and aggressive. He also drank a lot. He did not share Beethoven's love for music and did not support him. As Beethoven got older he began to study and performed very well. After that he started to become the best of his brothers and sisters. But soon after his family started to become very poor because of his fathers very bad alcoholic problem. When Beethoven reached the age of 11 he left school and became a co-organist. Later than in 1783 he became the organ player for the Bonn opera. In 1787 Beethoven was taken to Vienna to excel his career and learn from Mozart. Than soon sent back because of the death of his mother. Accepting his mothers death he started to learn how to play the viola in an Orchestra during the year 1789. Soon after that he moved to Vienna permanently. In 1795 he started to compose his first music. His music was mostly for the piano. The pieces he wrote during this time were Symphony #1 in C (1800s). Moonlight Sonata in C# (1801), which was his first most famous piece which started to popularize him. 1802 was a very sad year for Beethoven because he learned that he would become deaf so he suffered severe depression. His ability to compose was not affected by his deafness. But he could no longer teach and perform. Rumor has it that he became death because he poured cold water over his hair while composing to freshen himself. Followed by not washing and drying his mass amounts of hair. In 1813 Beethoven was completely death and composed at least 15 pieces of music. His life began to become more hectic and he created less music. He also started to become more aggressive. In 1814 Beethoven had composed at least 9 symphony's. He has created the most symphony's out of any other man in the world. In...
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