GALLERY 5: Beethoven's Patrons and Colleagues

Count Waldstein, Beethoven's first patron in Bonn (1787-1792)

Elector Maximilian Franz (of Bonn), Beethoven's Bonn employer and patron

Prince Carl Lichnowsky, Beethoven's famous foremost patron in Vienna during his early years

Princess Christiane Lichnowsky, Prince Carl's wife

Baroness Dorothea von Ertmann

Prince Razumowsky

Archduke Rudolph

Prince Kinsky

Prince Lobkowitz

Christian Gottlob Neefe, Beethoven's apprenticeship master and teacher in Bonn

Joseph Haydn

Friedrich Himmel (Berlin visit, 1796)

Ignaz Schuppanzigh, head of the Schuppanzigh Quartet

Nikolaus Simrock one of Beethoven's fellow musicians in Bonn, later his Bonn publisher

Friedrich Schneider, pianist at the premiere of Piano Concerto No.5 'Emperor'

Anton Schindler, Beethoven's Secretary in later years

Karl Czerny, Beethoven's student and later a pianist, composer and Liszt's teacher

Johann Nepomuk Hummel, pianist and composer in Vienna, a Mozart pupil

Carl Maria von Weber, composer