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Ludwig van Beethoven was a deaf German composer and the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras.
A short biography of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Beethoven got the opportunity to go to Vienna and intends to play for Mozart.
Celebrated as musical genius, Beethoven's compositions are often extremely difficult to play.
As a child Beethoven was taught by his father to play the piano: His drunken teacher often beat him when he did not meet his standards.
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