size: 42 cm // 16,54 inch
limited edition in pieces: 500 pieces
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Joseph Hayden is the oldest of the three Vienna Classics. Theother both are Mozart (1756-1791) and Beethoven (1770-1827). Haydn createdmany famous symphonies like the Toy Symphony. Most of hiscompositions were called into being during his time on the court of PrinceNikolaus Joseph Esterhàzy in Eisenstadt. After the death of the Princehe moved to Vienna. The time between 1781 and 1791 was signed by his closefriendship to Mozart. This friendship can be felt very impressively in thecompositions of that time of both Haydn and Mozart. In 1791/92 andonce again in 1794/95 he visited London. There he presented his symphonieswith great success. Between these both stays in London, Beethoven was hispupil in Vienna. In this time Beethoven dedicated three of his piano sonatasto Haydn. In 1797 Haydn composed for the birthday of the Austrian Emperorthe Emperor Hymn Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser (God save Franzthe Emperor). The melody of this composition was the basis of the Germansong, which is the National Anthem of Germany since 1922 and also todayof the Federal Republic of Germany.
Made in Germany - Hergestellt in Deutschland
Mohair is made from one of nature`s finest sources for natural fiber,the Angora goat. This special fur is very long and naturally wavy. When sheared(this usually occurs twice a year) it is called mohair. The term "mohair"is derived from the Arabian word "Muhayar" which literally means "the fabricof goat hair". Despite the name similarity there is no relation to the Angorarabbit.
The collection of this noble hair does not require any animals to beharmed!
Angora goats are a delicate animal and are very sensitive to temperaturechange. This requires a dependable mild climate. Summers not so hot thatthe meadows dry out and winters not too cold. In the entire world there areonly three regions that consistently meet these ideal conditions: Texas,USA, South Africa and Turkey.
The fur of the Angora go at is naturally white, curly and shiny. Itsfibers have a remarkable strength when made into a pile fabric. Thesecharacteristics together with the noble appearance, silky feel and sheenmake mohair one of the finest fibers offered by nature.
About the manufacturer HERMANN-Spielwaren, Coburg / Germany
HERMANN-Spielwaren, now located in Coburg-Cortendorf / Germany, is one of the oldest still existing Teddybear companies worldwide. Founded 1920 in Neufang near Sonneberg / Thuringia the history goes back to the year 1913, when Max Hermann manufactrued his first Teddybear together with his brother Arthur and his sister Adelheid.
The company is famous for there extraordinary designs, there craftmanship, there exclusive small editions and that each bear, made in Coburg / Germany is a own personality. Each bear is made by highskilled longtime employees, many of them work over 10 years for HERMANN-Spielwaren.
Each wellknown teddybear book features the designs and also the Teddybear magacines are in close contact the the company for new styles. Des Chef-Designer is Ulla Hermann, granddaughter of the founder. Her Teddybears won famous Awards, like the TOBY Industry’s and Public’s Choice Award, the Golden Teddy Award or the TED worldwide Award.