Beethoven life: story since 1770

Beethoven’s life describes how he was not only merely a musician. He left a great impression on us about how life should be.

He has recorded fully deep feelings for us. Therefore no one can ignore these words in his mind. especially when he touches great developed parts of music.

No one can imagine what Beethoven made in the music world. You can say he innovated new mintility for people who applied his sheets. For instance, every expert in this field knows these things.

His works may have influenced our daily lives.Or even you can depend that he is a reference for any beginning in the music world.

In Beethoven’s life, everyone knew that you shouldn’t stop in front of obstacles, whatever it was. upon you can dive more and more again in your parts of music.

Beethoven life

Before I dive inside his life details. I will only clarify his body and his person. However, Beethoven was short and thick, in addition he had a red face in the peak of his life.

He had rumpled hair with vertebral bristling. as his eyes were prodigious and addition sometimes it appears black eyes and gray in other situations.

In addition, he had a short nose and a clear protrusion of the lower lip. However, his smile was particularly charming and attractive.


His birthday

December 16, 1770 is the date of birth of Ludwig van Beethoven. Where he was living with a small family near the Rhine. However, his father was a failure in his life and his mother was a maid.

However , Beethoven’s life doesn’t look good compared with others.he had been living a battle in his life. Unlike Mozart, he had a good life and comfortable circumstances.

Beethoven’s life contained sacred interests to him. The most important of these is his love for his friend, medical student Franz Gehr Hard Wegler. Although he was five years older than him.

He was impressed by many of the people he knew in Breuning’s environment. Among them are the brothers Gerhard and Carl von Kegelgen. In addition to Count Ferdinand and von Waldstein.

Beethoven’s life was full of conflicts and health and physical problems. In addition to his childish life, which has witnessed many international tensions, poverty and a lack of sources of decent life.


Departure to Vienna

In November 1792, after the outbreak of the events in France and their impact on Europe. Beethoven moved to Vienna, one of the leading musical regions in ancient Germany. The war began at the time of his arrival.

During his journey and after he arrived in vienna. he saw many armies marching to France, and he composed the first song for germanies(Ein großes deutsches Volk sind wir).

Despite the tensions that occurred between France and Austria. However, Beethoven was characterized by his love and great connection with his French friends.

For instance, he had a good relationship with General Bernadotte, for whom he showed strong sympathy.


Health status

Little did he know that Beethoven’s life would put him in so many troubles. In the period between 1796-1800, deafness began to haunt Beethoven. and indications of this disease appeared when he heard ringing sounds in his ears with gradual hearing loss.

At first, he didn’t tell anyone about his hearing problem. Even his close friends didn’t know that. For instance, Beethoven abandoned his friends to hide the secrets of his illness from them.


His artwork

Although Beethoven’s life was full of artwork. However, hearing problems had a significant impact on the composer’s production. and sad symphonies that express the condition that this musician is going through.

He expressed his sadness in some artwork. For instance, Largo of the piano sonata was one of his most famous works that we consider a miracle in the art world.

When Beethoven was in his thirties. He wrote Pathetique Sonata, the first symphony. In addition to the moonlight sonata, which was previously called Fantasy Sonata.

Beethoven used to make his melodies sad because he pretended to be happy. While within him, disappointments hindered his hopes and dreams, especially when he predicted that the present would not go well.



When he returned to Vienna, Beethoven’s life began to flourish in the composition of symphonies that remained in the memory of everyone who loves classical music.

In addition to the genius of melodies that he worked with on more than one layer.


Symphony No. 1 in C major

The first symphony did not achieve a real performance. It was the beginning of the nature of his melodies and was somewhat unfamiliar to listeners. For example it is not ranked as Beethoven’s best work.


2nd Symphony in D

The second symphony in Beethoven’s life is starting to make some good impressions and is becoming more noticeable.

Larghetto now has a beautiful distribution in the melody. Some woodwinds are also included, with a noticeable increase in the length of the front.


3rd Symphony

This symphony was completed in August 1804. It was an expression of Beethoven’s admiration for Napoleon, the leader of the French Revolution. In addition, it was a proposal from the French ambassador in Vienna.


4th Symphony in B flat

The symphony that got a musical development in Beethoven’s life. For example, melody harmonies and woodwinds, as well as a fun atmosphere.


5th Symphony in C minor

This symphony was written in the month of December 1808, and it was widely known. It had a very beautiful ending and had a mysterious melody.

In addition The symphony focused on some heavy bass pieces.


7th Symphony in A major

Work on this symphony was completed in 1812 from Beethoven Life. It was given to the wounded soldiers in the Battle of Hanau. It is filled with sometimes quiet romantic anthologies.


8th Symphony, in F major

Beethoven finished working on this symphony in just four months. It is of short duration compared to other symphonies.

It was notorious for him because it reflects his old style of playing.

In it, Beethoven used a small orchestra, but he handled it in an ingenious way. For example, he used octave drums, broken strings, and a harmony between violin and bass.


9th Symphony, in D minor

Adagio in them contains serenity and perfection in curvature. The first theme appears in the G major layer, as well as a mystical stanza with powerful horn syllables that are prominent in performance.



His death

Beethoven completed fifty-four after a severe struggle with illness. In 1822 Beethoven’s friend Roschlits went to call him and asked him to walk down Billiner Strasse.

During their tour, one of the convoys of the royal government passed. His friend greeted her with his hat raised, while Beethoven showed indifference as the guards passed. For example, he was characterized by pride and lack of fear of the authorities.

Some historians said that he died when he turned fifty-six, and others believe that he died at the age of 56. The cause of his death was due to severe liver damage due to drinking large amounts of alcohol.

In March 1827. A funeral was held for 20,000 citizens and he was buried in Vienna and his grave was reopened more than once to ensure that his organs were not stolen due to the widespread theft of organs of composers in Austria.



  • Beethoven is an unrepeatable musical miracle.
  • We can say , Beethoven’s life was very difficult.




  • Library of Wellesley college.
  • Beethoven by Romain Rolland.
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