Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer who helped bridge the Classical and Romantic eras of music. In Barney & Friends, he appears in Beethoven's Hear!, played by Alan Pollard .
About Mr. Beethoven
Beethoven is one of the most famous musicians of all time. He was a composer. Even though Beethoven couldn't hear, he wrote beautiful music. When Mr. Beethoven writes music, he hears it in his head but feels it in his heart.
Mr. Beethoven has gray hair and wears old clothing from 1700's - 1800's, accurate. Some of Beethoven's famous music include:
- Symphony No. 5 (Beethoven)
- Für Elise
- Moonlight Sonata
- Ode to Joy