The story of the book tells the life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven. The book, which is for children from the age of 10, shows the influences of classical music on future musical stages. Full page illustrations depict life events that influenced the composer in his work. Paintings are the mainstay and the major factor in telling the story not to overload young readers with professional text. The story is narrated chronologically and divided into several chapters. They show important events and places in the Czech Republic that Beethoven visited. The others discuss his work from piano sonatas, through chamber works, to symphonies.