17 classical music tattoos – from the weird to the wonderful

12 July 2019, 17:54 | Updated: 12 July 2019, 18:01

Classical music tattoos
Classical music tattoos. Picture: Instagram: matthewmtattoos / kosta_laught

By Helena Asprou

Looking for a tattoo with a classical music edge? From a smiling piano to Chopin’s head, here are 17 of our favourites.

  1. This vintage mic is the perfect ink-spiration

  2. Who knew a cello could look so good on a thigh?

  3. Bicycling bassist

  4. Oh hi there, Beethoven

  5. We’re impressed by this colourful Vivaldi sleeve

  6. Couple goals...

  7. When less is more

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  8. Violin-themed ink, anyone?

  9. When you dig your flute so much, you can’t bear to be apart

  10. We’re loving the shading on these piano keys

  11. This ink was inspired by a flute photographed in 1908

  12. Can you guess the composer?

  13. Smile if you’re a piano lover

  14. When Mozart becomes a merman

  15. BACH.

  16. This Chopin portrait is a bit of us

  17. And finally, here’s Dmitri Shostakovich in ink form...