beethoven piano concerto no 5

Why is Beethoven: piano concerto no 5 known as “Emperor concerto”?

Of his five piano concertos, Beethoven: piano concerto no 5 in E♭ major, Op. 73, popularly known as the Emperor Concerto, stands out in particular. Triumphant, belligerent, it is the most accomplished. It was Beethoven’s last completed piano concerto and the only concerto that Beethoven did not play in public. He dedicated it to Archduke Rudolph, …

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