Profile of Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven never married. After his death his friends found letters to a lover he called “Immortal Beloved,” whose identity has never been discovered. The English phrase “Immortal Beloved” is a translation of the German, “Unsterbliche Geliebte”… Beethoven’s precise date of birth is unknown; he was baptized on 17 December 1770, and it is presumed he was born on 16 December.
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