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Roll over Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven portrait by Roger Glover

German city of Bonn is celebrating the 250th birthday of their son Ludwig van Beethoven in 2020. In the occasion, gallerist Peter Wierny has initiated a tribute project with national and international artists contributing objets d’art and memorabilia. Roger Glover has contributed a painting (see above). When Ian Paice played in Bonn last November, he made his own slightly cheeky drummer’s tribute to Ludwig:

Ian Paice's tribute to Beethoven

The exhibition will open some time later this year.

Thanks to Yvonne for the info.

4 Comments to “Roll over Beethoven”:

  1. 1
    Adel Faragalla says:

    Great work by Roger and Ian. I have a feeling that that Roger has a lot of his work in the basement that has never seen the light of day. Maybe one day more gems will come out from his basement.
    Music and art are the only two things left in our beloved planet that brings people together in harmony in a world full of evil, hatred, cyber attack and fake news.
    Peace, Respect and love to you all

  2. 2
    Henrik says:

    -Why is Paice cheeky?

  3. 3
    RB says:

    @2 Henrik it’s because Ian signed a Ludwig drum for Ludwig van Beethoven. Just a bit of silliness, Paicey’s humour.

  4. 4
    MORENO says:


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