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Noun: Beethoven  'beyt,(h)ow-vun
  1. German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music); continued to compose after he lost his hearing (1770-1827)
    - van Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven
  2. The music of Beethoven
    "he enjoyed Beethoven most of all"

Type of: composer, music

Encyclopedia: Beethoven, Ludvig von