Click on the "Spot the Beard" link at the bottom of Daniel's Beard's website and up pops a screen full of classical music's most iconic facial hair.
There's Brahms, obviously, and the dainty Gallic goatees of Debussy, Satie and Ravel. Arvo Part blinks shyly from behind a set of mystical whiskers and Terry Riley looks a veritable Gandalf. Purists among us might question the inclusion of Glazunov, Sibelius, Elgar, Puccini, Stravinsky and Scriabin – all impressively moustached but suspiciously clean-chinned -
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