BEETHOVEN 200 YEARS AGO TODAY: Wednesday, January 9, 1822

1822 oil painting of Archduke Rudolph by Johannes Dittmann. Kroměříž, Czech Republic.

The three-day birthday celebrations for Archduke Rudolph conclude this evening with a concert at the local theater in the Moravian capital city of Olmütz for the benefit of the needy. The Archduke attends, and the concert raises 720 gulden, 40 kr. for the local institute for the poor.

This report is again according to the January 13th Brünner Zeitung, as related by the Wiener Zeitung for January 30th.

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