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.
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
Beethoven's estate was not willed to his Immortal Beloved. See more
Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is... a dreadful thing.
Featured in Beloved Beethoven
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