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Ludwig van Beethoven

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Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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Then let us all do what is right, strive with all our might toward the unattainable, develop as fully as we can the gifts God has given us, and never stop learning

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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Nothing is more intolerable than to have admit to yourself your own errors.

— Ludwig van Beethoven

#mistakes #honesty

Applaud my friends, the comedy is over... [on his death bed]

— Ludwig van Beethoven


Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.

— Ludwig van Beethoven


Beethoven can write music, thank God - but he can do nothing else on earth.

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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Although tradition has it that Johann van Beethoven was a harsh instructor and that the child Beethoven "made to stand at the keyboard was often in tears" the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians claimed that no solid documentation supported this and asserted that "speculation and myth-making have both been productive. Memorials
The Beethoven Monument Bonn was unveiled in August 1845 in honour of his 75th anniversary. Works from this period are characterised by their intellectual depth their formal innovations and their intense highly personal expression.

hoːfən] ([Image] listen); baptized 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. Born in Bonn then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire Beethoven displayed his musical talents at an early age and was taught by his father Johann van Beethoven and Christian Gottlob Neefe. He also composed other chamber music choral works (including the celebrated Missa Solemnis) and songs.

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