One of Ludwig van Beethoven's early tutors, a writer and composer named Christian Neefe, was also a member of the Bavarian Illuminati and tried to instill in the young genius the group's Enlightenment ideals and principles.
Wacky Beethoven-related Tropes:
Game and Story Use
- A historical or time travel campaign might involve meeting the young Beethoven and becoming involved with the Illuminati
- Is there a secret message hidden in his setting of Schiller's "Ode to Joy"?
- In a modern-day thriller, someone might have stumbled upon The Van Beethoven Code and sinister forces may be out to silence him!