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Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2017, 07:32 AM
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See more in The Immortal Beloved Compendium

The Immortal Beloved Compendium: Everything About The Only Woman Beethoven Ever Loved https://www.createspace.com/pub/community/give.review.do?id=1181585.
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 08-08-2015, 11:59 PM
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Thumbs up Beethoven's "Immortal Beloved"

All you want to know can be found in "Beethoven's Only Beloved: Josephine!", See more in
http://www.createspace.com/3740694...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 07-28-2011, 09:57 PM
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Pictures of Minona

There are two photographs allegedly depicting Minona von Stackelberg, as a young and as an older woman, on http://www.lvbeethoven.com/Famille/Minona.html, also on http://brunszvikterez.hu/mas.html....
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 07-21-2011, 07:49 AM
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The reason for this is my personal experience: ...

The reason for this is my personal experience: When living in Germany (where I grew up), Goldschmidt's "Um die Unsterbliche Geliebte" was the first I ever read about LvB, and shortly after...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 07-21-2011, 07:33 AM
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All points taken - except that they are all...

All points taken - except that they are all mentioned in my book (all 265 pages of which I can never quote here).
"Financial security": This was a Pyrrhus victory insofar as only Archduke Rudolph...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 07-20-2011, 04:36 AM
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Josephine never "rejected" Beethoven (evidence,...

Josephine never "rejected" Beethoven (evidence, please!), not twice, not once. She was forced in 1799 to marry Count Deym (just after having met LvB for the first time, and to some degree, both fell...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 06-30-2011, 02:59 AM
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Josephine was Beethoven's Only Beloved - Forever

Even if we exclude the events leading to the "Letter to his Immortal Beloved" (and the letter itself), the documentary evidence clearly establishes that LvB was in love with Josephine from May 1799...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 06-29-2011, 01:33 AM
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You can find all the answers in...

You can find all the answers in https://www.createspace.com/3561406, and the "brickwall" that needs to be cracked, the veil that needs to be lifted (after 200 years of stony silence) is the fact that...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 06-29-2011, 01:20 AM
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Fanny Giannatasio del Rio was the daughter of...

Fanny Giannatasio del Rio was the daughter of Cajetan G who looked after LvB's nephew. F was hopelessly in love with LvB (therefore her memoirs are to be taken with a grain of salt). She instructed...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 06-29-2011, 01:08 AM
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The (often subtle) distinction between "Du" and...

The (often subtle) distinction between "Du" and "Sie" (200 years ago - mind you) is even for Germans today difficult to explain. In J's case, there was one letter by LvB to her in 1805, where he...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 06-28-2011, 03:40 AM
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Thumbs up Beethoven's Only Beloved

Beethoven's Only Beloved was Josephine (see for details the Preview on www.createspace.com), there was indeed Only One (as he himself said). It seems that the last, desperate resort of those who do...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 06-25-2011, 10:47 PM
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Beethoven's "Letter to his Immortal Beloved", as...

Beethoven's "Letter to his Immortal Beloved", as it was to be called, did NOT name an addressee. Why? Answering this question - why it was kept secret (and why his love to Josephine was ALWAYS kept...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2011, 10:29 PM
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Posted By JohnSpecialK
Beethoven's Only Beloved

Just in time for the bicentenary of Beethoven’s “Letter to his Immortal Beloved”, here is the long awaited biography of his “Only Beloved” Josephine Brunsvik, the first ever in English! A new book...
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