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Beethoven

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biographical name Bee·tho·ven \ˈbā-ˌtō-vən\

Definition of Beethoven

  1. Ludwig van 1770–1827 Ger. composer

Beethovenian

play \ˌbā-ˌtō-ˈvē-nyən\ adjective



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