A Deaf Guy Gone Mad

While ACIT is an organization about critical thinking and science, we believe that the boundaries of art and science don’t always need to be so clear cut. That’s why we wanted to take up the opportunity of Beethoven’s 250th birthday year to publish an article about this slightly unusual topic.

On the genius of Ludwig van Beethoven

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Celebrating Beethoven

The Music

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Photo by Manuel Nägeli on Unsplash

The Late Period

The String Quartet №14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.131

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Photo by Baher Khairy on Unsplash

The Piano Sonata №32, Op.111

The Diabelli Variations

Celebrating Beethoven

About the Author

Manuel Brenner studied Physics at the University of Heidelberg and is now pursuing his PhD in Theoretical Neuroscience at the Central Institute for Mental Health in Mannheim at the intersection between AI, Neuroscience and Mental Health. He is head of Content Creation for ACIT, for which he hosts the ACIT Science Podcast. He is interested in music, photography, chess, meditation, cooking, and many other things. Connect with him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/manuel-brenner-772261191/