Through Suffering to Joy
(Part 1 of 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven, Great Champion of Music.
Rainbow of Hope Great Figures of the World Translated from SGI President Ikeda’s encouragement in the Dec. 1, 2014, issue of Boys and Girls Hope News, the Soka Gakkai’s monthly newspaper for the elementary school division. Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is traditionally performed throughout Japan at the end of the year. Although it was written close