Beethoven's boozing and cause of death?
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Beethoven: 20 facts about the great composer
19. Beethoven's boozing and cause of death?
We all like a tipple, but Beethoven may have been more partial to a pint than most. He was once arrested for being a tramp by an unsuspecting policeman who didn’t recognise him! After his death in 1827, his autopsy revealed a shrunken liver due to cirrhosis.