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Classic Music Fun Facts (Beethoven, Bach, Mozart)

Did you know that by the time Beethoven was 26 years he had started losing his capacity to hear? He was completely deaf in his last years.

Still, he is one of the most famous classical music composers of his time. Read on more such facts about classical music.

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Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn in 1770. He was a German composer whose first major orchestral work, the First Symphony, appeared in 1800.
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In December 1826, Ludwig van Beethoven suffered from fever, and he died on 26 March 1827 in Vienna. More than 10,000 people attended his funeral.
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The day after his birth, 28 January 1756, Mozart was baptized under Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart. The baptism record was written in Latin.
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Mozart joined The Freemasons, a secret society. He was drawn towards it due to his fascination with freedom and human dignity.
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Every scale has seven modes. The ‘doh re mi’ of the modern scale is the same as that of the A-C scale.
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Mozart’s sister, Maria Anna, who herself was a prodigy, was known by the nickname Nannerl. She was born on 29th October 1829.
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Pablo Casals, in 1889 discovered the Bach suites in Barcelona, Spain. They were found in an old dusty shop. The first suite was recorded in 1936 by Casals.
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J.S. Bach was born in Germany on 26 March 1685. He was only ten years old when he lost his parents. He is considered an outstanding harpsichordist and one of the greatest composers of all time.
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Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was an Italian opera composer known for his compositions such as Requiem, Aida, Otello and Falstaff.
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Moonlight is the famous sonata Beethoven wrote in 1801 which is only 15 to 20 minutes long. It was dedicated to his pupil Countess Giulietta Guicciardi.