Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (Who Was?) By Yona Zeldis McDonough, Who HQ, Carrie Robbins (Illustrator) Cover Image

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (Who Was?) (Paperback)


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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.
Yona Zeldis McDonough is a longtime doll lover and collector. She is also an award-winning author who has published numerous books for children and adults. She presently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

Product Details ISBN: 9780448431048
ISBN-10: 0448431041
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: April 28th, 2003
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Who Was?