This absolutely crucial typo in a Beethoven book changes everything

7 November 2017, 15:35

You knew Beethoven was good, but not THIS good.

An excerpt from a book on Beethoven has gone viral, 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

Yep, LVB was officially a zombie.

The tweet was then followed by some excellent geeky puns:

Twitter Beethoven puns

Well played, Twittersphere.