"the office was in a building . . . where Ludwig van Beethoven had died"
Beethoven's Funeral by Franz Stober, 1827
Public DomainBeethoven's Funeral by Franz Stober, 1827 - Credit: Beethoven-Haus Museum
Schwarzspanierstrasse, 2006
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     Ludwig van Beethoven's funeral drew a crowd that was estimated to be from 10,000 to 30,000 people. His funeral mass was held at the Dreifaltigkeits Kirche/Church of the Holy Trinity on Alserstrasse. He was buried in Währinger Cemetery. In 1888, his remains, along with those of Franz Schubert, were moved to Vienna's Zentralfriedhof- Central Cemetery.

 

 

Beethoven, Mozart, Scubert Memorials, 2008
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Wahringer Cemetary, 2008
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