October 8 - December 15, 2018.
"Beethoven Loves the Brentanos."
An exhibit exploring Beethoven's relationship with Antonie Brentano and her family, featuring the newly acquired first edition of the Seventh Symphony inscribed to her by Beethoven and the manuscript of his letter to Franz Brentano regarding the gift. Was she the "Immortal Beloved?" Revisit the evidence for her candidacy, find out more about the other works he either dedicated or inscribed to her, and explore how the 7th Symphony fits into their story.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Beethoven Center, Room 580
Accessible for the disabled
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See also our online exhibits.
Guevara Lock of Beethoven's Hair
The "Guevara Lock of Beethoven's Hair," which had been on continuous display for twelve years, has been removed from the Center's exhibits for an indefinite period. Please stay tuned for updates on our hair exhibit page.