An audible biography of a great composer. Beethoven was a man who was born in poverty, never married, and raised a nephew who chose a less than happy path. As you listen you will learn who, among famous composers, helped him along as well as who saw Beethoven as a mentor. Deaf at the age of 30 this brilliant musician's life has its fair share of paradoxes. For all ages. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.