Crown Prince Ludwig, 1807 by Angelica Kauffman On 1 April 1795 his father succeeded Ludwig's uncle, Charles II , as duke of Zweibrücken , and on 16 February 1799 became Elector of Bavaria and Count Palatine of the Rhine , the Arch-Steward of the Empire , and Duke of Berg on the extinction of the Sulzbach line with the death of the elector Charles Theodore .
Ludwig was born in Munich, the eldest son of Prince Luitpold of Bavaria and of his wife, Archduchess Augusta of Austria (daughter of Grand Duke Leopold II of Tuscany). He was a descendant of both Louis XIV of France and William the Conqueror .
Prince iria fazer sua terceira apresentação no Brasil no Festival Back2Black, no dia 27 de agosto de 2011, mas acabou sendo cancelada por Prince, sem explicações. [ 66 ] Segundo boatos, a canção "The Most Beautiful Girl In The World" foi escrita para a modelo fluminense Marianne Cotrin (que estrelou o clipe da canção, em 1994), de apenas 16 anos na época.
Five years later, in 1792, Ludwig Van Beethoven went back to Vienna, benefiting from another grant, for two years, by the Prince Elector, again to pursue his musical education. He never went back to the town of his birth. His friend Waldstein, wrote to him, “you shall receive Mozart’s spirit from Haydn’s hands…”