Beethoven is #1
Ludwig van Beethoven has earned another cool distinction. The 19th century musician who composed some of his best works after becoming deaf, was voted as the most iconic composer of the western world in a CNN poll. Beethoven beat out Mozart, Johann Sebastain Bach, Tchaikovsky and child phenom pianist Chopin in the voting. Click to enlarge.
Who do you think is the most iconic composer of the last quarter century?