Collca publishes ebook biography of Beethoven

Ever wondered how someone might go about composing music with rapidly deteriorating hearing? Beethoven, one of the greatest composers of all time, did just that with amazing results. Read more about this extraordinary man in this bitesize biography.
Dec. 13, 2012 - PRLog -- Beethoven was one of the greatest composers the world has seen. He produced some of the most easily recognisable classical music: Fur Elise, the Moonlight Sonata and those opening notes of his Symphony No. 5 to name just a few examples. Beethoven had a varied career and wasn't afraid to try something a little out of the ordinary in his compositions because he wholly believed that he had been put on earth to compose. That was his purpose in life. So imagine how a man that convinced of his vocation would have felt when he realised he was losing his hearing.

Discover in Ludwig van Beethoven: BiteSize Biography how Beethoven went from an unhappy childhood with an alcoholic father to become a young man who had moved to Vienna for the chance to grow not only as a musician but as a composer and learn from the great Haydn. Find out also how Beethoven became a virtuouso pianist by playing in competitions against others and then moved on to performing his own compositions in front of an enraptured audience.

In this biography you will also find out about Beethoven's personal life. Learn how he was unlucky in love, going from one rejection to another before finally falling in love with a married woman he could never be with. Discover a little of the torment he went through upon realising he was losing his hearing and the stressful custody battle he embarked upon to try and gain guardianship of his nephew Karl. Read about all that and more in this Ludwig van Beethoven: BiteSize Biography by Stacey Mitchell.

Like all titles in Collca's BiteSize Biography series, this ebook is illustrated and designed to be read in a couple of hours or so. Visit Collca's website at for further information about Ludwig van Beethoven: BiteSize Biography including links to ebook retailers that sell it.
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