This absolutely crucial typo in a Beethoven book changes everything

16 February 2018, 17:35

You knew Beethoven was good, but not THIS good!

An excerpt from a book on Beethoven went viral last year, thanks to a hilariously-placed typo about Beethoven’s hearing problems.

The line was supposed to read: ‘Being deaf did not stop him in the slightest from recovering quickly and going on with his music’.

Instead, it read:

Beethoven book typo

Sure, makes total sense.

The tweet was then followed by some excellent geeky puns:

Twitter Beethoven puns

Well played, Twittersphere.