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Bicentennial

BEETHOVEN 200 YEARS AGO TODAY: Thursday, January 22, 1824

Beethoven makes a shopping list this morning: FlourWine spiritsVinegarSugarEyeglasses Nephew Karl comes by Uncle Ludwig’s apartment after classes this afternoon. He bought some filled donuts, which were 4 kreutzers each. He reports the latest news on the Kapellmeister position. Despite what Schindler had reported yesterday, the Archbishop doesn’t want Joseph …