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Heritage Costumes has created a professional line of historical clothing and costumes. We specialize in authentic looking fashion and style. These high quality costumes are built to last, and can be used for many different characters and periods throughout history.
Classical music is a genre beloved for centuries, as the songs composed during the 1800s came to shape all music that followed. Still today, the biggest names of classical music shape both history and the music we hear today — and Ludwig Van Beethoven is one of the most remembered and prominent names from the classical era. Ludwig Van Beethoven became a German composer, a famed musician who played a crucial role in the musical transition between the Classical and Romantic eras.
Born the second-oldest child of his family in 1770, Beethoven was immediately expected to become a musician. In fact, his father Johann Van Beethoven (a singer and court musician himself) expected so much of his son that young Ludwig Van Beethoven was drilled daily in the hopes of becoming a child prodigy. That pressure and practice did pay off, as Beethoven gave his first public performance as a pianist at age eight. By age 11, Beethoven was training with famed court musicians in Bonn. Just 10 years later, Ludwig Van Beethoven left his musical education for Vienna, where he would study under Mozart himself.
Ludwig Van Beethoven is praised today as one of the most famous and influential composers in all of music history. Beethoven created a library of incredible compositions that includes nine symphonies, five piano concertos, one violin concerto, 32 piano sonatas, 16 string quartets, and even a mass and an opera. Ultimately, however, Beethoven was forced to give up conducting and performing in public in the later years of his life. In his late 20s, Beethoven began to lose his hearing, and he was almost completely deaf by the end of his life in the early 1800s. Still, though, Beethoven composed music for another 15 years — and many of his most admired and respected works were created during the years of his hearing loss.
An exclusive piece in our Heritage Costumes Famous People collection of quality costume clothing, this children’s Ludwig Van Beethoven costume is authentic to the 1700s and the attire worn by the classical composer himself. You’ll look just like the pianist who created magical pieces when you don this historically accurate costume set. To capture Beethoven’s elegant 18th century German attire accurately, this costume includes a long lined black brocade frock coat, a pair of matching knee breeches (or knickers) with an elastic waist and pockets, a gold brocade waistcoat (vest), a jabot, and a pair of lace cuffs.
Of course, every Ludwig Van Beethoven costume needs a few accessories, too. No high class man of the 18th century was considered well dressed without his colonial powder wig, white gloves, socks and shoe buckles. If you’d like to enhance your composer attire with our Heritage Costume accessories (which are not included with the purchase of this costume), you can pair this costume outfit with these options from our wide selection of added details to create your very own personalized costume.
This high-quality Ludwig Van Beethoven adult Famous People costume can be used for a period ball, historical reenactment, masquerade, or simply a fun day of pretending to be a creative musical composer in the 1700s. Made with pride and care right in the United States, this Ludwig Van Beethoven adult Famous People costume is built to last.
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Self: 100% Polyester Satin Jacquard
Lining: 65% Polyester 35% Cotton
Trims: Very/Polyester & Cotton Blend
* Most items made from polyester/cotton blend treat as polyester.
* Most items made from polyester can be machine washed and dried.
* Use warm water and add a fabric softener to the final rinse cycle.
* Machine dry at low temperature setting and remove articles as soon as the tumbling cycle is complete.
* If ironing is needed, use a moderately warm iron.
* Most items made from polyester can be dry-cleaned.
As we cut all of our garments individually (Coats, Vests, Pants, Dresses, Etc.)
Fabric Shades may very & may not match exactly.
We strongly reccomend that this costume be dry cleaned.