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.
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Some extras fainted in the extreme heat during the filming of the funeral scene. See more
The grave shown at the end of the movie is neither Beethoven's grave as it was in 1827 at Währing cemetery nor is it the 1888 one, when his remains were moved to Zentralfriedhof. It is similar but it is missing the harp golden emblem on the middle of the obelisk, near the top, a serpent emblem of eternity, enclosing a butterfly. See more
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Solti
(as Sir Georg Solti)
Performed by Gidon Kremer
Gidon Kremer courtesy of Teldec Classics International GmbH See more