On This Day (December 22)…Beethoven’s Benefit Concert

Ludwig Van Beethoven held a concert on this day in 1808 at Theater an der Wien in Vienna. While it's called a "benefit concert" in several places I've seen, a term usually associated with charity, the beneficiary of this particular concert was Beethoven himself, as it was exceedingly difficult to make money as a composer … Continue reading On This Day (December 22)…Beethoven’s Benefit Concert