Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the world's most well known classical composers. What some people don't know is that Beethoven, whose pieces are intricate and complicated, went deaf. He continued to compose even after he lost much of his hearing. Find out more about Beethoven in the books below. You also might like to visit the Music and Musicians feature and the Biographies section to find more music related books.
Beethoven's 5th Symphony

Beethoven's 5th Symphony

Jennifer Fandel
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
The Creative Company, 2007   ISBN: 978-1583414293
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Bold composer: A Story about Ludwig van Beethoven

Bold composer: A Story about Ludwig van Beethoven

Judith Pinkerton Josephson
Illustrator:  Barbara Kiwak 
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 12
Lerner, 2007   ISBN: 978-0822559870
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The 39 Apartments of Ludwig van Beethoven

The 39 Apartments of Ludwig van Beethoven

Jonah Winter
Illustrator:  Barry Blitt 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 4 to 9
Random House, 2006   ISBN: 978-0375836022
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Famous Children: Beethoven

Famous Children: Beethoven

Ann Rachlin
Illustrator:  Susan Hellard 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Barron’s Educational Series, 1994   ISBN: 978-0812019964
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Beethoven and the Classical Age

Beethoven and the Classical Age

Andrea Bergamini
Illustrator:  Manuela Cappon 
Nonfiction
For ages 12 to and up
Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 1999   ISBN: 978-0764151330
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Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Barbara Nichol
Illustrator:  Scott Cameron 
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Scholastic, 1994   ISBN: 978-0531068281
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The Heroic symphony

The Heroic symphony

Anna Harwell Celenza
Illustrator:  Joann E. Kitchel 
Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 10
Charlesbridge, 2004   ISBN: 978-1570915093
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