Ludwig van Beethoven spent some time in years
1806 and 1811 at the castle in Hradec nad Moravicí
(today's name) as guest of the Prince Lichnowsky.
In those days the place was known as 'Gratz
To commemorate Beethoven's stays there every
year there is held an International Competition
of Musical Interpretation "Beethoven's
Ludwig van Beethoven’s bust is situated in the castle’s park in Hradec nad Moravici. Two dates are ingraved on the pedestal: 1806 and 1811, when Beethoven came in this place.
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