Researchers say Beethoven's music evidence composer suffered irregular heartbeat

January 9, 2015 4:38 PM

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Researchers say Beethoven's music evidence composer suffered irregular heartbeat

Researchers analyzing patterns in Beethoven’s music believe the famous composer may have suffered from an irregular heartbeat, evidenced by what they say are musical arrhythmias found in some of his work.

The authors, which include a medical historian, cardiologist and a musicologist from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, further suggest that Beethoven’s believed deafness may have heightened his awareness of his heartbeat, causing ...

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