Beethoven moved up to 70 times which may shed some light on his popularity as a neighbor. Because writing all his friends all his new addresses had become a chore he told them to "just write - Beethoven, Vienna!"
According to a few accounts Beethoven must have lived in quite a mess - listen to these quotes.
Beethoven's 6th Symphony
A breakthrough in programmatic music and a demonstration of Beethoven's love for nature.
Wanna hear a funny story?
It is said that Beethoven always wanted 10 eggs to his breadsoup on fastday. And when served the raw eggs for his soup he made a fuss and was checking them vigorously. Holding them up against the sun, smelling them, looking for cracks - and if he didn't like them - well - listen to the video :)
Did you know that Beethoven sometimes looked so scruffy that one time he was mistaken for a vagabond and taken into custody by the police? :)
After the missed opportunity of studying with Mozart (see previous video) another door opened for the young Ludwig van Beethoven.
This is the start of a series of videos dedicated to unveiling Beethoven's life. We will go through his major steps in life and see what we can learn from him.
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