Who was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

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Grosset & Dunlap, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 106 pages
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Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, when he was just five years old! Soon after, he was performing for kings and emperors. Although he died at the young age of thirty-five, Mozart left a legacy of more than 600 works. This fascinating biography charts the musician's extraordinary career and personal life while painting a vivid cultural history of eighteenth-century Europe. Black-and-white illustrations on every spread explore such topics as the history of opera and the evolution of musical instruments. There is also a timeline and a bibliography.

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Review: Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (Who Was/Is...?)

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A very good book about Mozart for children. This is a great way for children to learn about historical figures. This book is from a series based on historical figures that are very interesting for children to read. Read full review

Review: Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (Who Was/Is...?)

User Review  - Goodreads

A very good book about Mozart for children. This is a great way for children to learn about historical figures. This book is from a series based on historical figures that are very interesting for children to read. Read full review

Contents

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?
Seeing the World 31
The Wonder Boy Grows Up 45
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Yona Zeldis McDonough is the author of the novels THE FOUR TEMPERAMENTS and IN DAHLIA'S WAKE. She is also the editor of the essay collections THE BARBIE CHRONICLES: A LIVING DOLL TURNS FORTY and ALL THE AVAILABLE LIGHT: A MARILYN MONROE READER. Her short fiction, articles, and essays have been published in anthologies as well as in numerous national magazines, and newspapers. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Carrie Robbins lives in New York City.

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