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Published by Brentano in New York .
Written in English


  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, -- 1770-1827

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Edition Notes

Bibliographical note: p. 203-204.

Statementby André de Hevesy ; translated by F. S. Flint.
ContributionsFlint, F. S. 1885- tr.
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16330269M

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