Beethoven’s hearing loss is well-known, but it’s not well understood. Alice Keath, host of ABC Classic’s Beethoven 250, chats with audiologist and horn player Ian O’Brien about what the world really sounded like to the famous composer.
Have a listen to the second video. I have severe hearing loss, so this is about what I would hear (without) my hearing aids:
Link to full article: https://www.abc.net.au/classic/programs/special-features/what-did-beethovens-deafness-sound-like/12317228
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