"Symphony originally dedicated to Napoleon Bonaparte" crossword clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 02 May 2023

Symphony originally dedicated to Napoleon Bonaparte NYT crossword answer is:

BEETHOVENSTHIRD (15 letters length)

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The Symphony originally dedicated to Napoleon Bonaparte Crossword Clue NYT (December 24 2022) is referring to Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, also known as the Eroica Symphony. This symphony was composed in 1803 and was originally dedicated to Napoleon Bonaparte, who Beethoven admired for his revolutionary ideals. However, when Napoleon declared himself Emperor of France, Beethoven became so enraged that he tore up the title page of the symphony and changed the dedication to "Heroic Symphony, Composed to Celebrate the Memory of a Great Man".

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