Nelson and Napoleon

July 2005
Magazine Antiques;Jul2005, Vol. 168 Issue 1, p34
This article presents information related to the exhibition entitled "Nelson and Napoleon," that will be held at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich from July 7 until November 13, 2005 to celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar. Among the varied objects displayed will include the original score of Ludwig van Beethoven's Third Symphony (1803), which was originally dedicated to the leader Napoleon Bonaparte. When Beethoven heard Napoleon had declared himself the emperor of France, he changed the name of the symphony to the Eroica.


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