Beethoven Miscellany

Ear trumpets that Beethoven used to compensate for his hearing loss:

trumpets

lvbwithtrumpet

One of the roughly 140 “conversation books” that Beethoven used to communicate after 1818: his friends would write questions and comments in the book, and he would answer vocally.

conversation book

A list Beethoven made of his food expenditures:

beethovensgrocerylist

Beethoven’s funeral procession in 1827 (does it remind you of Eroica, movement 2?):

Beethoven_Funerals

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