In 1782, Beethoven experiences his first real teacher, Christian Gottlob Neefe. Neefe had a profound effect on Beethoven, and their friendship continued for years. Neefe not only wanted to educate Beethoven in music but wanted to improve ... ... middle of paper ... ...s that he was able to write complex pieces of music while deaf. To be able to compose masterpieces without being able to hear the notes and music is beyond words. It shows that Ludwig von Beethoven was one of the most notable musicians in our history, if not the best.
Ludwig van Beethoven, a German composer, generally considered one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition. Born in Bonn, Beethoven was reared in to the capricious discipline of his father, a singer in the court chapel. In1789, because of his father's alcoholism, the young Beethoven became a court musician in order to support his family. His early compositions under the tutelage of German composer Christian Gottlob Neefe, particularly the funeral on the death of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph || in1790, signaled an important talent, and it was planned that Beethoven study in Vienna, Australia, with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Although Mozart's death in 1791 prevented this, Beethoven went to Vienna in 1792, and he became a pupil of an Australian composer named Joseph Haydn.