By CuppT01
  • Period: to

    Classical Era

    The Classical period was an era of classical music between roughly 1750 and 1820. The Classical period falls between the Baroque and the Romantic periods. Classical music has a lighter, clearer texture than Baroque music, but a more sophisticated use of form.
  • Born in Bonn, Germany

    Born in Bonn, Germany
  • Declaration of Indepenance

    Declaration of Indepenance
    The Declaration of Independence is approved July 4 by the Continental Congress (made up of representatives from the American colonies).
  • 1st Public Performance

    1st Public Performance
    Ludwig’s first public performance took place on March 26, 1778, in Cologne. He was then 7 and a half years old, but to impress the audience even more, his father made him believe that he was only 6 years old. Beethoven would have thought for a long time that he was younger than he really was!
  • US Constitution was signed

    US Constitution was signed
  • Meet Mozart

    Meet Mozart
    In 1787, he met Mozart and improvised a composition. Impressed by his talent, the Master would have confided to his friends “Pay attention to this one, he will be the talk of the world”.
  • Started to become deaf

  • Symphony No 1

    1st performance in Burgtheater, Vienna, Austria
  • Moonlight Sonata

    Moonlight Sonata
    The Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, marked Quasi una fantasia, Op. 27, No. 2, is a piano sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven. It was completed in 1801 and dedicated in 1802 to his pupil Countess Giulietta Guicciardi. The popular name Moonlight Sonata goes back to a critic's remark after Beethoven's death.
  • Symphony No. 2

    The Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36, is a symphony in four movements written by Ludwig van Beethoven between 1801 and 1802. The work is dedicated to Karl Alois, Prince Lichnowsky
  • Symphony No. 3

    The Symphony No. 3 in E♭ major, Op. 55, is a symphony in four movements by Ludwig van Beethoven. One of Beethoven's most celebrated works, the Eroica symphony is a large-scale composition that marked the beginning of the composer's innovative "middle period"
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815)

    Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815)
    The Napoleonic Wars were a series of major global conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European states formed into various coalitions. It produced a period of French domination over most of continental Europe.
  • Symphony No. 4

    The Symphony No. 4 in B♭ major, Op. 60, is the fourth-published symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven. It was composed in 1806 and premiered in March 1807 at a private concert in Vienna at the town house of Prince Lobkowitz. The first public performance was at the Burgtheater in Vienna in April 1808.
  • Symphony No. 6

    Symphony No. 6
    The Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, also known as the Pastoral Symphony, is a symphony composed by Ludwig van Beethoven and completed in 1808.
  • Symphony No 5

    Symphony No 5
    The Symphony No. 5 in C minor of Ludwig van Beethoven, Op. 67, was written between 1804 and 1808. It is one of the best-known compositions in classical music and one of the most frequently played symphonies, and it is widely considered one of the cornerstones of western music.
  • Symphony No. 7

    The Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92, is a symphony in four movements composed by Ludwig van Beethoven between 1811 and 1812, while improving his health in the Bohemian spa town of Teplitz. The work is dedicated to Count Moritz von Fries
  • Symphony No. 8

    The Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 is a symphony in four movements composed by Ludwig van Beethoven in 1812
  • Became completely deaf

  • Symphony No 9

    Symphony No 9
    The Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, is a choral symphony, the final complete symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, composed between 1822 and 1824. It was first performed in Vienna on 7 May 1824.
  • Died from liver failure due to lead poisoning