Beethoven, Ludwig van


Basic data

  1. baptism-icon
    December 17, 1770 in Bonn
  2. March 26, 1827 in Wien
  3. Komponist
  4. Bonn, Wien


(Source: Wikimedia)
(Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven's birthplace at Bonngasse 20, Bonn, now the Beethoven House museum (Source: Wikimedia)
Christian Gottlob Neefe. Engraving after Johann Georg Rosenberg, c. 1798 (Source: Wikimedia)
Count Waldstein: portrait by Antonín Machek, c. 1800 (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Beethoven as a young man, c. 1800, by Carl Traugott Riedel (1769–1832) (Source: Wikimedia)
Prince Lobkowitz: portrait by August Friedrich Oelenhainz (Source: Wikimedia)
Josephine Brunsvik, pencil miniature (unknown artist), before 1804 (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven in 1803, painted by Christian Horneman (Source: Wikimedia)
Titlepage of ms. of the Eroica Symphony, with Napoleon's name scored through by Beethoven (Source: Wikimedia)
E. T. A. Hoffmann, self-portrait, c. 1820 (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven's patron, Archduke Rudolf; portrait by Johann Baptist von Lampi (Source: Wikimedia)
Goethe in 1808; portrait by Gerhard von Kügelgen (Source: Wikimedia)
Antonie Brentano (1808) painted by Joseph Karl Stieler (Source: Wikimedia)
Karl van Beethoven, c. 1820: miniature portrait by unknown artist (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven in 1815: portrait by Joseph Willibrord Mähler (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven in 1818 by August Klöber [de] (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven in 1819: portrait by Ferdinand Schimon [de] (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven in 1823 by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven on his deathbed; sketch by Josef Danhauser (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven's funeral procession: watercolour by F. X. Stoeber (Source: Wikimedia)
Beethoven's grave at Vienna Zentralfriedhof (Source: Wikimedia)
Bust of Beethoven by Hugo Hagen, 1892, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis Ludwig van Beethoven, Riedel, Karl Traugott - 1815 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Ludwig von Beethofen, E. Pönicke - um 1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Ludwig van Beethoven, Årgången, Fjerde - um 1832 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Ludwig van Beethoven, Kunike, Adolph Friedrich - nach 1814 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Ludwig van Beethoven, Holle, L. - um 1825? (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Ludwig van Beethoven, Engelmann, Gottfried - um 1820 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Ludwig van Beethoven, Petersen, H. - nach 1822 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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