The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had many women in his life. Written by
The genius behind the music. The madness behind the man. The untold love story of Ludwig von Beethoven.
Did You Know?
Beethoven's doctor ordered him to spend the summer of 1812 at the spa in Teplitz. It is certain that he was at Teplitz when he wrote a love letter to his "Immortal Beloved." Her identity has long been a subject of debate with possible candidates including Julie Guicciardi, Therese Malfatti, Josephine Brunsvik, and Antonie Brentano. See more
When the Countess Erdody's home is hit, during Napoleon's bombing of Vienna, her son is thrown by the blast before it actually hits. See more
Ludwig van Beethoven
It is the power of music to carry one directly into the mental state of the composer.
References Barry Lyndon
String Quartet, Op. 130
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by the Juilliard String Quartet See more