Muted celebrations for Beethoven

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 4:42pm

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The coronavirus changed a lot of celebrations this year — including the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's life. Still, not even a pandemic can stop Beethoven.  Here's Boyd Tonkin with an audio excerpt from the podcast The Intelligence, brought to us by our friends at Economist Radio.