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Ludwig van Beethoven

The events of Beethoven’s life will be the stuff of Intimate legend, evoking images from the solitary creator shaking his fist at Fate and lastly overcoming it via a supreme effort of creative will. Given birth to in the tiny German town of Bonn on or about Dec 16, 1770, …

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Josef Strauss

Josef Strauss was created into perhaps one of the most well-known of Viennese music families. His dad, Johann Strauss (1804-1849), was a violinist in the favorite Josef Lanner dance orchestra when he wedded Maria Anna Streim, and formed his very own orchestra and overtook Lanner in reputation. Johann Sr. was …

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