A 178-member choir group sings Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 at a department store in central Tokyo on December 29, 2012. The 29th annual New Year's concert is held to attract year-end shoppers to the store. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA
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Portrait Ludwig van Beethoven when composing the Missa Solemnis', 1820. Stieler, Joseph Karl (1781-1858). Found in the collection of the Beethoven-Haus, Bonn.
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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827), German composer, generally considered to be one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition.
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Portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), German composer and pianist, composing the Missa Solemnis, 1819-1820. Painting by Joseph Karl Stieler (1781-1858). Bonn, Beethoven-Haus
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Ludwig van Beethoven (16 December 1770- 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. He was a crucial figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western classical music, and remains one of the most acclaimed and influential composers of all time. Portrait of Beethoven in 1818 by August Klober
German composer Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) with the Rasowmowsky Quartet, drawn by the artist Borckmann.
Germany - 18th-19th century. Portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven (Bonn, 1770 - Vienna, 1827), German composer and pianist.