Nicholas J. Yasillo wrote:
>The speculation of what Beethoven may have, or may have not written
>if he had not been affected by his deafness and constant severe
>gastrointestinal problems is a debate that will undoubtedly survive well
>beyond the life of this list. Did Beethoven's tormented life create the
>genius? Would he have been a mediocre composer if he had perfect health
>and a loving wife? The debate goes on!
In the days when I had my radio program, I would broadcast the Piano
Concerto of Carl Loewe about once a year. When I gave the intro, I would
suggest that it sounded to me that it could have been written by Beethoven
had he been taking Prozac.