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?
The film is told through Schindler's eyes, but the real Schindler was not a friend of Beethoven and had only a short tenure as the maestro's secretary. It has been claimed that Schindler destroyed 260 of the approximately 400 conversation notebooks and forged entries into the surviving ones. See more
The film depicts Beethoven as being deaf for most of his life, even in his youth. Beethoven could still hear slightly until around 1818 when he went almost completely deaf. See more
Anton Felix Schindler
There can be no peace without the truth.
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Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted Georg Solti
(as Sir Georg Solti)
Performed by Vinson Cole
tenor, with London Voices
Chorus master: Terry Edwards See more