The Most Famous Classical And Romantic Composers Essay

1642 Words Nov 23rd, 2015 7 Pages
A composer is someone writes music to express his or her feelings. At a very young age Beethoven started making his own music by the help of his dad. He was one of the most famous classical and romantic composers in history. He was mostly famous for producing several symphonies, concertos, piano sonatas, violin sonatas, and an opera. Beethoven had seven siblings and his dad taught him music at a very young age that changed his whole life. Although here are several composers of Western music, the one that stood out to me the most was Beethoven. Ludwig Van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 and he was baptized in the catholic church of St. Remigius, Bonn Germany. He is the greatest composer of all-time and he was a monumental in all of music. He inspired several people with his songs and he also was different from many composers. Beethoven’s grandfather was a singer in the choir and Beethoven’s dad Johann was a court singer, but he was known as an alcoholic than his singing. When Beethoven’s father teaches Beethoven music his father attacks him if he made any mistakes because his dad wanted him to be perfect. Their neighbors could hear Beethoven crying while he plays the clavier. Beethoven dad locks him in a cellar without any sleep and he leaves him here to practice music the violin and clavier. In 1778 his father arranged his first public performance at the age of eight in Cologne. Beethoven first important piano and composition teacher was Christian Neefe, who became…

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