This book contains previously-unpublished research on Beethoven by Susan Lund. Together with her earlier articles, 'Beethoven: a True 'Fleshly Father'?'; 'If One Has Only One Son' (both reprinted in her novel Raptus) & 'The Visit That Beethoven Did Not Make' (Beethoven Journal/San Jose), Beethoven & The Catholic Brentanos completes her work on Beethoven. 'It really doesn't matter with whom Beethoven slept nor whom Beethoven fathered unless it affects the music. I maintain that it does.'