By Laura Tunbridge


Ludwig van Beethoven: to some, simply the greatest ever composer of Western classical music. Yet his life remains shrouded in myths. Oxford professor Laura Tunbridge cuts through the noise. With each chapter focusing on a period of his life, a piece of music and a revealing theme, she provides a rich insight into the man and his works. With a wealth of new material, this is a compelling, accessible portrayal of one of the world's most creative minds and it will transform how you listen for ever.

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Narrator Laura Tunbridge
Length 7hrs 25mins
Catalogue No. 14415
Publisher Penguin Audio; 2020