Which of Beethoven’s symphonies was originally dedicated to Napoleon?
The Symphony No. 3 in E♭ major, Op. 55, (Eroica Symphony) is a symphony in four movements by Ludwig van Beethoven. One of the composer's most celebrated works, the Eroica symphony is a large-scale composition that marked the beginning of Beethoven's creative middle-period. Beethoven originally dedicated the third symphony to Napoleon Bonaparte, who he believed embodied the democratic and anti-monarchical ideals of the French Revolution.
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