Ludwig van Beethoven is a German classical music composer with great achievements in classicism. He is also a piano player and conductor and one of the representatives of Vienna classical music school. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany. His ancestral home is Flanders. He studied music with his father since childhood. He showed his musical talent very early. He began to perform on the stage at the age of eight.
Beethoven was born in a poor family. His father was a tenor singer. He was rude and loved drinking. His mother was a maid. Beethoven himself was ugly, had a difficult life in his childhood and adolescence, and was often beaten and scolded by his father. Beethoven joined the theater band at the age of 11 and became an organ player at the age of 13. His two 17-year-old brothers bear the responsibility of education alone.