Beethoven’s death as the starting point for Rokitansky’s family ties to the art world “We were there when they buried him and when he died we wept.”

@article{RokitanskyTilscher2021BeethovensDA,
  title={Beethoven’s death as the starting point for Rokitansky’s family ties to the art world “We were there when they buried him and when he died we wept.”},
  author={Ursula Rokitansky-Tilscher},
  journal={Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={2021},
  volume={171},
  pages={363 - 372}
}
Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky (1804–1878) is well known as a pathologist in medical history literature. This article provides a detailed account of his family and artistic background and also analyses his demands for freedom in both science and the arts, and how they influenced subsequent generations of the Rokitansky family. The Rokitansky, Teltscher, Hüttenbrenner and Lablache families were either directly present at Ludwig van Beethoven’s (1770–1827) deathbed or played a role in his funeral… 

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