BeethovenBeethoven was born on December 16, 1770, in Bonn. He had a big interest in music, but it was shot down by his father. Soon Beethoven was to support his family, because his father was an alcoholic, so he chose not to support his wife and kids. His teen years were not easy. To expand his interest in music he had other composers tutor him. He began publishing his music with Viennese publishers. He reached fame for a couple of years, but then his hearing impairment had worsened and he became isolated from the society, but he still composed, and only performed in public rarely. In his later years he developed an illness that was incurable. He later died in Vienna on March 26th, 1827.
ChopinChopin was born on March 1st, 1810 in the village of Zelazowa Wola. From a very young age he enjoyed music. He had a consistent tutor.
He settled down and began his major composing. Chopin was compared to Mozart. Soon Chopin's knowledge on music was beyond any tutors, so he got himself a professional pianist. He was interested in composing music as well as the theory of music. Chopin performed in public quite often, he had many fans that loved his music. He loved music so much, he decide to become a music teacher. On one of Chopin's performing adventures, he became ill and showed signs of tuberculosis. He continued to compose his pieces of music. Almost a year after he became ill, he was unable to fight the disease. He then died of pulmonary tuberculosis on October 17, 1849.