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August 30th, 2010

standard Beethoven May Not Have Died of Lead Poisoning, After All

Scientists began speculating about what really killed Ludwig van Beethoven almost as soon as he was buried in 1827. He had complained of a “wretched existence,” with a long list of symptoms: abdominal pain, digestive trouble, colic, chronic bronchitis, foul [...] more >>