Beethoven's Wife

Beethoven s Wife Vienna Ludwig van Beethoven sits for one of the earliest photographic portraits in history and the world of a defeated young woman ceases to be what she has long accepted

  • Title: Beethoven's Wife
  • Author: Gev Sweeney
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 203
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Vienna, 1826 Ludwig van Beethoven sits for one of the earliest photographic portraits in history, and the world of a defeated young woman ceases to be what she has long accepted.

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    1. Any book with the word "Beethoven" in the title will attract me. Classical music is my passion - I produce and present a weekly classical radio program - so of course I had to read this novella and was highly impressed with Sweeney's use of language to paint a vivid portrait of not only the characters, but of the lives they lived at that time.The beauty of the face on the cover is a measure of the writing within. Exquisitely presented, this is the story of a woman - perhaps his "immortal beloved [...]

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