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From 1600 until 1794 residence of the bishop-electors of Cologne, some of them fervent music lovers. As a member of the court orchestra Beethoven appeared in several palaces.
Destroyed are Beethoven’s “second home”, the Breuning house at Münsterplatz, and the houses in the Rheingasse: Fischerhaus (Beethoven from 1776) and Im goldenen Karpfen (Mozart family 1763). - From 1949 until 1990 capital of the German Federal Republic.
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- Schumann †
Explanation of symbols
|A workshop or atelier for instruments or other music items.||Other occasional live music performances|
|A library or archive.||A concert hall or other place for live music.|
|A conservatory or music school.||A place where composers or musicians performed or were employed.|
|A house or building that is closed to the public.||A house or building that can be visited by the public.|
|A single monument.||Two or more monuments.|
|A museum.||Opera house or other place for music theatre performances.|
|A memorial or interesting organ.||A memorial tablet or stone.|
|A single grave.||Two or more graves.|