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1770 – Ludwig was born on the 17th of December in Bonngasse 515 (today Bonngasse 20). 1801 – Beethoven began to slowly lose his hearing. He suffered a severe form of tinnitus. 1802 – Wrote the "Heiligenstadt Testament" a suicide letter that was supposed to be for his brother but was never given and later ..

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1866 – Romain Rolland, born on the 29th of January in Clamecy, Nièvre to a family of notaries; he had both peasants and wealthy townspeople in his lineage. He was a French writer. 1886 – Accepted to the École normale supérieure, he first studied philosophy, but his independence of spirit led him to abandon that ..

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1824 – He was born on the 4th of September in Ansfelden, Austria. 1855 – He became organist at Linz Cathedral, throughout his composing career, his orchestrations would be compared to organ sonorities. 1865 – He heard Tristan und Isolde in Munich and thereafter idolized Richard Wagner, though his own works remained indebted to Ludwig ..

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