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Monday, December 15, 2008

Happy Birthday, Ludwig van


All together now-

9 comments:

Stacy Curtis said...

Richard, apparently you aren't the only cartoonist who celebrates Beethoven's birthday.

http://threemeninatub.blogspot.com/2008/12/happy-birthday-beethoven.html

I love your Beethoven birthday pieces and that drawing you did of Beethoven (I think you posted it last year) is one of my favorite images ever!

Al said...

That really made me laugh. As a student, I had a Beethoven statuette on my window sill. He lacked a nose, but I loved him all the same.

Randy said...

For some reason, even with instructions about "Ode to Joy" as the backdrop, I couldn't help but hear the lyrics sung to the tune of the theme to the "Beverly Hillbillies". Which I think really says something about my cultured upbringing...

Jeanie W said...

Funny, my hair gets staticky like that in the wintertime too.

B Moore said...

That second panel never fails to bring a guffaw. (I think it's the little chart.)

Shanster said...

I love the baby Ludwig van... So angry, such bushy eyebrows, and the hair...oh the hair... snort, giggle, wheeze...

Eric said...

When Schroeder used to go to the closet and get a new bust of Beethoven and a new piano, I always thought it would be cool to have my own Beethoven bust.

Of course, I was young and didn't realize that his estate wasn't earning a portion of the sale of said busts.

Mrs. Denneldoff said...

Thanks for this cartoon! It made me smile.

here today, gone tomorrow said...

@Randy...I sang it to "The Beverly Hillbillies", too. Hey! It worked!