Ludwig van Beethoven

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German composer, pianist, organist, and teacher

  • Born in Bonn, Germany on December 17, 1770
  • received instruction from his father on the piano and violin
  • 1778 he received instruction from the court organist van den Eeden.
  • Piano lessons from Tobias Fredrich Pfeiffer and informal teaching from several local organists
  • 1779 he got instruction from Christian Gottlob Neefe.
  • 1781 he became deputy organist to Neefe
  • 1782 Played for Neefe while he was absent
  • 1784 he became the court organist
  • 1789 He became head of his family because of his Father's deteriorating health and capacity to work
  • 1790 he studied with Hadyn in Vienna
  • Died in Vienna on March 26, 1827

Although most his output was piano, and other orchestral work, he did write some for the organ. He wrote for mechanical clock, 2 preludes, fugues, and trio. Mainly written during his time in Bonn.

For details, see the Wikipedia article on Ludwig van Beethoven.

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Ludwig van Beethoven - Fugue in D major for organ WoO 31, [1]

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