Elegischer Gesang op. 118
KOMPONIST: Ludwig van Beethoven
VERLAG: Breitkopf und Härtel
INSTRUMENT GROUP: Gemischter Chor
Beethoven wrote the Elegischer Gesang op. 118 in August/September 1814 in memory of Eleonore von Pasqualati, who had passed away prematurely three years earlier. She was the wife of Baron Johann von Pasqualati, in whose house in Vienna Beethoven lived from 1804 to 1815,with several interruptions.