Definition of Ludwig van Beethoven

1. Noun. German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music); continued to compose after he lost his hearing (1770-1827).

Exact synonyms: Beethoven, Van Beethoven
Generic synonyms: Composer
Derivative terms: Beethovenian

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Literary usage of Ludwig van Beethoven

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1. Essentials in Music History by Thomas Tapper, Percy Goetschius (1914)
"CHAPTER XXX Ludwig van Beethoven IN something of the same historic sequence in which the evolution of ecclesiastic music during the early centuries ..."

2. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas, Karl Klauser (1891)
"Ludwig van Beethoven Reproduction of a life-size portrait by FA non ... 18 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN ..."

3. Story-lives of Master Musicians by Harriette Moore Brower (1922)
"Ludwig van Beethoven passed from this plane March 26, 1827, having recently completed his fifty-sixth year, and was laid to rest in the Wah- ring Cemetery ..."

4. Great Composers and Their Work by Louis Charles Elson (1898)
"CHAPTER V. Ludwig van Beethoven. IF musicians were asked the question, " Who is the greatest of all the musical masters ?" most of them would reply, ..."

5. A Complete History of Music, for Schools, Clubs, and Private Readings by Winton James Baltzell (1905)
"Ludwig van Beethoven. Formalism of Haydn and Mozart.—It has been seen that the forms of harmonic music, growing out of numerous and sometimes crude ..."

6. Woman in Music by George Putnam Upton (1886)
"Ludwig van Beethoven. He lived in the ideal world which Petrarch and Dante described, and his passion took nothing from his austerity. ..."

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