Ludwig Beethoven began losing his hearing when he was 26 years old

Ludwig Beethoven Piano

“Ludwig Beethoven—  …began losing his hearing when he was 26 years old. It was a gradual descent into deafness. Beethoven’s ability to imagine in his mind’s ear what his compositions would sound like and the vibrations of his instruments enabled him to compose masterpieces even after deafness had gripped him. His determination to continue in […]