wrote and re-wrote four different overtures. His mother was always described as a gentle, retiring woman, with a warm heart. Numerous women amongst his students and friends have been proposed as the recipient of this letter. He spent that summer in the country and what has become known as the Heiligenstadt Testament. Beethoven abandoned the classical forms of the previous century and set out for a more expressive (Romantic) musical voice. Then the Congress of Vienna met, which brought together all the heads of state to decide the future of Europe after Napoleon. In June 1784, on Neefes recommendations Ludwig Van Beethoven was appointed organist of the court of Maximillian Franz, the Elector of Cologne. Though he had many friends, he seemed to be a lonely man. If he continues like this, he will be, without a doubt, the new Mozart.
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First of all financially, because Johann, who was often under the influence of alcohol, was less and less capable of keeping up his role at the court. For the most part he was able to use his influence with the aristocracy to win the battle. The family was Flemish in origin and can be traced back to Malines. At Vienna, the young musician took lessons with Haydyn, then with Albrechtsberger and Salieri. Then began the period of the last quartets of Beethoven music, which are still difficult even for todays audience, who knows how to interpret his other works. Five years later, in 1792, Ludwig Van Beethoven went back to Vienna, benefiting from another grant, for two years, by the Prince Elector, again to pursue his musical education. The illness complicated other health problems that Beethoven had suffered from all his life. Unfortunately Beethoven was not a fit father and his relationship with Karl was quite poor, driving him to an suicide attempt a few years later. The Janus-like figure who marked the transition from the Classical to the Romantic style was Beethoven, the first composer whose personality and character made a purposeful impact on the types and style of music he composed. Franz Schubert, timid and a huge admirer of Beethoven, without ever having become close to him, was one of the coffin bearers, along with other musicians. Although some pieces do not fit exactly into the scheme, these divisions can be used to categorize the composers work.