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Ludwig van Beethoven

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1770 - 1827


Historical Period:
The 19th Century

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was one of the great European classical composers of the first half of the 19th century. He wrote a number of politically inspired works including an opera Fidelio which had as one of its themes the issue of individual liberty.



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