Ludwig van Beethoven

Bagatelle in A minor

WoO. 59 • “Für Elise”

About this work...

Among enthusiasts of Beethoveniana, the identity of the "Elise" in the title of the composer's most famous piano miniature, Für Elise, is almost as much of an enigma as that of the "Immortal Beloved." (One of the most popular theories is that "Elise" is actually "Therese" -- that is, Therese Malfatti, the longtime obje... read more