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The comparison is not grotesque, since Samuragochi is, like Beethoven, deaf.
It was Beethoven who once fired his housekeeper for telling a lie.
But for all his self-absorption, the Japanese Beethoven ought to have learned from his German counterpart in another manner.
Beethoven, of course, was no stranger to megalomania, and he even loved to brag to his friends about his vanity.
Finally Beethoven lost patience and ‘put an end to her importunities with a smart box on the ear’.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer|John Suchet|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beethoven was firm in his determination to keep faith with his subscribers.
Neefe did not, as was said of Beethoven's father, punish the little boy severely to keep him at his practice, hour after hour.Beethoven|Thomas Tapper
The latter type would be as impossible among barbarians as an Aristotle or a Beethoven.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Fiske.
The time had come for Beethoven to take his nephew from the home and institute of the Giannatasios.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Then the text of Dragomira is referred to, concerning which Beethoven seems to have asked.