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  • Rcmp Polices
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    Ludwig trial put cash-strapped RCMP under scrutiny BOB WEBER EDMONTON (CP) - Wiebo Ludwig was the defendant, but many times it seemed the RCMP were the ones on trial. Eight weeks of testimony at Ludwig's oilpatch vandalism trial raised repeated questions about a police force relying on tired, outdated equipment and in danger of taking bids on its integrity. But it's not the first time. The Ludwig trial revealed only the latest example of a national icon so stretched that it sometimes no longer e...
  • Last Part Of Beethovens Life
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    Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer considered being one of the greatest of all times. He was born in Bonn, Germany. His father was one who liked to drink and would discipline Beethoven in a strict manner. At the age of 18 his mother died and, since his father was not a responsible man Beethoven had to grow up quickly and become the head of the house. He had to take care of his two younger brothers who then when they had grown up moved to Vienna, Austria. In Bonn, a German composer taught...
  • Beethoven's Musical Instruments And His Compositions
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    As someone who suffers from extreme hearing loss, I am amazed at the great Talent of Ludwig vans Beethoven, who as one of the greatest composers of all time wrote most of his music while he was deaf! It seems impossible, but what a genius he was. Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany on December 16, 1770. His mother died while he was a teenager and his father was very abusive and a crazy alcoholic. Beethoven came from a very musical family. His grandfather became a conductor and his fat...
  • Beethoven's Music
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    '... to the cast majority of people suffering is still one of the fundamental characteristics of life, and it is their realization that an experience of suffering, pure and profound, enters as an integral part into Beethoven's greatest work, that helps to give that work its unique place in the minds and hearts of men. ' ; (Marek, 634) These words of compassion come from J.W.N. Sullivan during Ludwig van Beethoven's funeral. They express the regret and sense of loss felt by people all over the wo...
  • Life Of A Legend Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Life of a Legend Ludwig van Beethoven, also known as " The General of Musicians", was born on December 16, 1770. However, this date is not exact because it is believed that Beethoven's father lied about his son's age in order to portray him as an infant prodigy. As a result, Beethoven is convinced he was born on December 16, 1772 at the Rheingasse home, which belonged to the Fischer's, who were close friends of the family (Orga 8). Johann van and Maria Magdalena Beethoven bore five children of w...
  • Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was born on the 27th March, 1886 in Aachen, Germany. Over the past century he proved himself to be one of the fathers of modern, architectural design. Throughout much of the 20th century Mies changed the face of architecture with his radical ideas and concepts that were years ahead of their time. He was able to challenge the boundaries of architecture and these timeless buildings are still today viewed as contemporary masterpieces. Through these works Mies has become the...
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Ludwig Van Beethoven Ludwig Van Beethoven came from a talented musical family. His father and Grandfather worked for the electors of Cologne, which residence was in Bonn. Ludwig's grandfather Lode wyk joined the Orchestra in 1733 and became a known conductor in 1761. His father Johann Van Beethoven (1740-1792) was a soprano at the age of only eight. He was also a very musical person and played the piano and the violin. Johann married Maria Magdalena Leymnee Kev erich who married at the age of 21...

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