Immortal Beloved

Continuity mistake: After Beethoven pulls his nephew out of the tavern and yells that he is worthless, Beethoven is seen doubling over in pain. When the shot cuts to Karl, Beethoven is in the background, standing up straight, and doubles over again.

Cubs Fan

Factual error: When the so called "Immortal Beloved" visits Beethoven's grave at the end of the film, it is an 8 foot obelisk, but the original grave was about 2 feet tall, and on the other side of Vienna, in a different cemetery. Beethoven was exhumed in the 1880's and moved to his current location with the 8 foot obelisk, along with Schubert. The woman is visiting a grave which was built 30 years after she died.

David Mercier

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Ludwig van Beethoven: It is the power of music to carry one directly into the mental state of the composer.

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Trivia: Beethoven never mentioned during his lifetime who was his "Immortal Beloved." The long-debated riddle of her identity was solved beyond reasonable doubt in 1977 by an American musicologist. The woman was identified as Antonie Brentano (1790-1869), the wife of a Frankfurt merchant and a mother of four.


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