The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Besides 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.
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Ludwig van Beethoven
[completely deaf, he is watching musicians perform his "Kreutzer" violin sonata
I can't hear them, but I know that they are making a hash of it.
References Barry Lyndon
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 'Kaiser (Emperor)'
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Solti
(as Sir Georg Solti)
Performed by Murray Perahia
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