"The Magnificent Rebel" is a two-part episode of Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, which aired in two parts on November 18 and November 25, 1962. It was later released theatrically overseas.


This story deals with two different period in the life of the legendary composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The first dealt with how young Beethoven rebelled against the norms in composing music and crafted this way to fame with his unique musical style. The second deals with the composer's tragic loss of his hearing and how he learned to overcome his disability to further cement himself as one of the greatest composers of all time.