Middle Aged (35-54)
North American (General)
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by age 46 Beethoven had gone completely deaf. He did not, however, give up composing. On the contrary, he was as prolific as ever. Most notable from his late work is the Ninth Symphony, with its narrative arc beginning with tragedy and culminating with the celebratory chorus Ode to Joy.