Beethoven's music was a big influence on Brahms. Brahms is a major character from the Valkyrie Profile series. He is a minor antagonist and supporting character in Valkyrie Profile, and a supporting character in Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria.
His well-used library of over 800 books can now be seen in the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna. Brahms was given lessons on cello, piano, and horn. Brahms, Johannes: Opus/Catalogue Number Op./Cat.