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SubjectsBeethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Health
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Death and burial
Hair -- Analysis
[From paper] The “Guevara” lock of Beethoven’s Hair is an immense historical discovery that yields insight into the life and death of one of the greatest composers of all time, especially the period of suffering during which he created most of his work. Most significantly, the lock provides evidence on Beethoven’s infamous deafness, and the causes of the impairment.