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Ludwig Van Beethoven

Was he the greatest composer who ever lived? Tim and Moby will help you decide as they introduce you to the life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven! In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll find out about Beethoven’s early life and why he’s still so famous. Discover which styles of music he composed in, and why his work was so innovative. You’ll also learn about his lifelong struggle with disability, and how he rose above it to compose music that continues to be performed and enjoyed today. Greatest composer ever? We’ll leave it to you to decide, but we think he’s way up there!

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