BEETHOVEN: Death of the
Tone Poet

Date: TBD 1X60 min. documentary, PBS


In Vienna on March 26, 1827, Ludwig van Beethoven lay in his bed racked with pain and dying. The 56-year-old musical genius known in his time as the “Tone Poet” was writing furiously, trying to complete his 10th symphony before it was too late. He didn’t make it.