Beethoven .vs. Heisenberg

Posted by concettinasfienti on April 12, 2015

Theoretical physicist Heisenberg sat at the piano and played Beethoven’s last sonata, Opus 111, for some peers. After the performance he reportedly said, “If I had never lived, someone else would probably have formulated the principle of determinacy. If Beethoven had never lived, no one would have written Opus 111
John U. Nef
(as reported from and from “The Prism and the Pendulum” by R.P. Crease)


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