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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was a German composer and pianist, considered a key figure in the transition from the Classical to the Romantic era and one of the most influential composers in musical history.

His musical achievements are remarkable, as he is believed to have lost his hearing early in his career.

 

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