We'll be celebrating all day, marking the birth of the greatest artist in Western culture, on this date in 1770 (altho some claim it was the following day). Here's a suitably celebratory final movement of the Symphony No. 7, recently picked as the third greatest "metal" classical piece ever by Decibel magazine. -- rock and roll!
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Happy Birthday, Beethoven
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