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Beethoven's Life

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Beethoven (pt 1)
From YouTube, produced by Discovery Education
This is an animated biography of Beethoven from the Discovery Channel Education series.  As a child Beethoven was driven by his father who did not like his improvising.  He was told he would always be a second rate musician. (2:57)
July 11, 2009 at 09:30 PM
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Beethoven-A Quick Time Line and an Important Letter
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This excellent video is set to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 that features includes a quick timeline of his life against still images. The words of a letter that he wrote concerning his deafness and his angry behavior because of it. It was found in his ... [more]
July 11, 2009 at 09:20 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Beethoven-Child Composer
From awesomestories.com, produced by BBC
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support.  The days were dark, and dreadful, for the young musician. "You have nothing more to teach me," an exasperated, impertinent Beeth... [more]
April 17, 2010 at 03:04 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Beethoven-Popular Composer
From awesomestories.com, produced by BBC
When he was alive, Beethoven - one of the world's most famous composers - was sometimes considered to be a strange man.  Except for his servants, he lived alone.  It was almost as though he had been banished. (9:54) In a way, because of his hearing... [more]
April 17, 2010 at 03:06 PM
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Last Months of Beethoven's Life
From awesomestories.com, produced by BBC
The last months of Beethoven's life were eventful.  On the 29th of July, 1826, his nephew Karl tried to commit suicide.  He survived a self-inflicted shot to his head.  Already ill himself, Beethoven accepted his brother Johann's invitation to visit ... [more]
April 17, 2010 at 05:23 PM
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Learn About Ludwig van Beethoven
From 5min, produced by WatchMojo
Learn about the famous German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven, in this very brief video. He first performed as a pianist at the age of eight. (00:52)
April 29, 2011 at 06:24 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Beethoven-Overcoming Dispair with Work
From awesomestories.com, produced by BBC
Returning to Vienna, the thirty-five-year-old Beethoven responded to his growing deafness by surrounding himself with work.  He thought an opera would be a good endeavor.   In a groundbreaking move, he composed an opera - originally called Leonore (... [more]
April 18, 2010 at 09:08 AM
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A Beethoven Video Biography
From YouTube
The life description and slides in a short slideshow the cruel and un-merciful life of Ludwig van Beethoven. (1:49)
May 17, 2010 at 04:06 PM
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Beethoven - Birthplace in Bonn, Germany
From awesomestories.com
Ludwig von Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany.  (Move the video forward, to 6:25, to see his birth place.)  He loved nature, especially the Rhine River, which influenced his musical compositions. (13:17) Part ONE.
April 17, 2010 at 02:47 PM
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Beethoven - His Musical Compositions
From awesomestories.com
At 22 Beethoven arrived in Bonn where he studied with some of the great master musicians. Beethoven's adult life was marked by his profound deafness.  He composed some of his most-loved works at a time when he could not hear.  When Beethoven died, hi... [more]
April 17, 2010 at 02:58 PM
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