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The Mystery of Beethoven’s Skull Remains Unsolved

New York Times 27 Mar 2023
A researcher at Mount Sinai thought he was testing a piece of the composer’s skull. Later he learned he might have been mistaken ... .

Beethoven's DNA Offers Clues to His Cause of Death

MENA FN 27 Mar 2023
(MENAFN) An international team of scientists has analyzed five locks of Beethoven–s hair and determined that he had a genetic predisposition to liver disease and was infected with the hepatitis B ... .

Beethoven Was a White European, DNA Says, Putting to Bed Century of Speculation

Breitbart 27 Mar 2023
An in-depth genetic study of the German composer's DNA has dispelled longstanding myths and claims the composer had African roots ... .

Today in History: March 26, Beethoven dies at age 56

Gloucester Times 27 Mar 2023
Today is Sunday, March 26, the 85th day of 2023. There are 280 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History.. On March 26, 2010, the U.S ... On this date.. In 1812, an earthquake devastated Caracas, Venezuela, causing an estimated 26,000 deaths, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. In 1827, composer Ludwig van Beethoven died in Vienna at age 56 ... .

Study: Beethoven Hair Auctioned for Thousands May Not All Be His

Breitbart 26 Mar 2023
Hair samples believed to be from Ludwig van Beethoven that were auctioned for high prices might not actually be his, according to DNA testing ... .

SBSO wraps up Beethoven symphonic cycle with No. 9

South Bend Tribune 26 Mar 2023
SOUTH BEND — The South Bend Symphony Orchestra concludes its multi-season cycle of all nine of Beethoven’s symphonies with its concert at 7.30 p.m ... The program combines the classic and the contemporary with Carter Pann’s “Slalom,” Mason Bates’ “Ode” and Beethoven’s Symphony No ... The concert concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony No.

Beethoven's hair has been a big ticket item for years, auctioned for thousands — turns ...

Business Insider 26 Mar 2023
One of the locks used by researchers studying Beethoven's DNA through his hair. Martin Meissner/The Associated Press Researchers published a paper this week revealing findings from new DNA testing on hair from Ludwig van Beethoven ... It also revealed some locks considered to Beethoven's that sold for thousands, are not actually his.

DNA analysis of Beethoven’s hair provides clues to his death

The Jordan Times 26 Mar 2023
WASHINGTON — Ludwig van Beethoven died in Vienna nearly 200 years ago after a lifetime of composing some of the most influential works in classical music ... An international team of researchers who sequenced Beethoven’s genome using authenticated locks of his hair may now have some answers.

Secrets uncovered as scientists explore Beethoven’s DNA

CNN 26 Mar 2023
We are family Ludwig van Beethoven, known for his stirring sonatas and symphonies, expressed a wish before he died in 1827 ... Over the course of his 56 years, Beethoven famously suffered from progressive hearing loss, as well as gastrointestinal issues and liver disease.

At last, the mystery of ‘Beethoven’s hair’ solved

The Oregonian 26 Mar 2023
Tristan Begg was an anthropology student at UC Santa Cruz and a Beethoven fanatic when he volunteered as a docent at San Jose State University’s Beethoven center in the summer of 2009 ... The findings, published this month in the journal Current Biology, revealed new insights about the life and death of Ludwig van Beethoven.

Researchers used DNA from Beethoven's hair to shed light on his poor health—and stumbled upon ...

Phys Dot Org 26 Mar 2023
Ludwig van Beethoven's life was not quite as short; he was 56 when he died in 1827 ... For much of his adult life, Beethoven was frequently tormented by pain and poor health—not to mention hearing loss ... Entire books have been written on Beethoven's health, based on records from the time ... We asked what clues Beethoven's genome—his DNA—might provide.

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