Category Archives: Beethoven

L. van Beethoven – Moonlight Sonata (1801)

Sonata in C sharp minor, op. 27, nr. 2 “The Moonlight Sonata”.
Ludwig van Beethoven (Germany), 1770-1827.

Beethoven is one of the most names of classical music in popular culture, together with Mozart and Bach. Perhaps one of the most well known characteristics of Beethoven was his deafness, which appeared in the final stage of his life.

Sonata No.14 is one of the most popular piano works by Beethoven. The name “Moonlight Sonata” was put after Beethoven’s death by a German music critic.