Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? By Yona Zeldis McDonough, Carrie Robbins (Illustrator) Cover Image
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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.
Illustrated by Carrie Robbins.
Cover illustration by Nancy Harrison.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780756915940
ISBN-10: 0756915945
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: April 1st, 2003
Pages: 106
Language: English