Portrait of Beethoven by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820

In 1801, whilst giving piano lessons to a young member of her household, Ludwig van Beethoven met Countess Giulietta Guicciardi. He fell deeply in love with her, but due to their class difference a marriage between them could not possibly be considered. Beethoven later dedicated his “Moonlight Sonata” to her, the sonata is said to be the sound of his broken heart.






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