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Re: Describing sound

From:Marcel Bollmann <bollmann@...>
Date:Friday, July 23, 2004, 13:32
> When we refer to the King Ludwig II von Wittelsbach, > King of Bavaria (the one who was completely insane), > we say "Louis II de Bavière". But I never heard Ludwig > van Beethoven translated as "Louis".
It is reported that Beethoven himself wrote his name as "Luigi van Beethoven" on the title page of his Eroica symphony; a quick google search reveals several sources for that. So, if "Luigi", why not also "Louis"? - Marcel -- +++ GMX DSL-Tarife 3 Monate gratis* +++ Nur bis 25.7.2004 +++ Bis 24.000 MB oder 300 Freistunden inkl.