Beethoven was the eldest of 7 siblings, 4 of which had died at birth or in early childhood.
Beethoven first concert was on March 26th, which was the same day that he died
Beethoven was taught by great musicians, like Gottlob Neefe, Joseph Hayden and possibly even Mozart.
Beethoven loved going to the tavern and the coffee house with friends
Troubles of beethoven
Beethoven began to have hearing problems around 1796 and was deaf by 1816 through tinnitus.
Beethoven had to use a special rod on his piano which he bit down on. He used the vibrations coming into his mouth to determine how the music sounded
Beethoven felt a need to pour ice water on his head whenever he composed.
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