German Composer Ludwig van Beethoven Was Born On This Day in 1770 – 246 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

German composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven was born on this day in 1770 – 246 years ago

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German composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven was born on this day in 1770 – 246 years ago.

Dying in 1827, Beethoven is remembered as one of the most famous and influential composers of all time.

His works include 9 symphonies, 7 concerti, an opera, 2 masses, 16 string quartets, 5 quintets, 7 piano trios, 5 string trios and 32 piano sonatas.

His major contributions to the violin repertoire include his Violin Concerto in D major Op. 61, 10 sonatas, a triple concerto and 2 Romances.

DAVID OISTRAKH | BEETHOVEN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | KIRILL KONDRASHIN & MOSCOW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 

 

KRZYSZTOF SMIETANA & COLIN STONE | BEETHOVEN | VIOLIN SONATA NO.5

 

JASCHA HEIFETZ | BEETHOVEN | ROMANCE NO.2 

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