Ludwig van Beethoven
The Magnificent Master
Picture Gallery 3
Beethoven's Family and Friends







Court Kapellmeister
Louis van Beethoven
Beethoven's Grandfather



Presumably Johann van Beethoven
Beethoven's Father



Presumably Maria Magdalena van Beethoven
nee Kewerich, Beethoven's Mother



Johann van Beethoven
Beethoven's younger brother,
pharmacist and land owner.



Carl van Beethoven,
Beethoven's nephew



Franz Gerhard Wegeler,
Beethoven's oldest Bonn friend.



Silhouette of the
von Breuning family.



Stephan von Breuning



Gerhard von Breuning



Franz Ries



Ferdinand Ries



Friedrich Amenda
A close friend in Vienna



Therese von Brunsvik,
sister of Josephine von Brunsvik



Josephine von Brunsvik.



Giulietta Giuicciardi



Countess Anna Maria Erdoedy



Therese Malfatti
at the piano



Bettina Brentano



Antonie Brentano