Did Beethoven wear a wig?

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Did Beethoven wear a wig?

Wigs:

Wigs have been around since at least the time of the Ancient Egyptians. Men actually shaved their heads so that they could wear impressive wigs which were made of human hair or sometimes animal fur, such as wool.

Answer and Explanation:

Beethoven did wear a wig at one time. He lived from 1770 to 1827. Wigs were fashionable from about 1730 to 1795, so it is likely that he wore one....

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