1. Who was Beethoven's grandfather and what position did he hold?


2.  Although Bonn was a small city, it    held an important position: what was this?


Beethoven's grandfather was also named Ludwig, and he had been the Kapellmeister at Bonn from 1761 to his death in 1773. Beethoven was named Ludwig in his honor.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

(1770-1827)