Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? Paperback Book

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Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

A six-year-old who dazzled the empress of Austria with his piano brilliance
A composer who wrote more than 600 concertos, sonatas, symphonies, and operas
A serious musician who loved to tell silly jokes

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.

  • Ages: 8 - 12 years
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • ISBN-10: 0448431041
  • ISBN-13: 978-0448431048
  • Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.2 x 7.6 inches
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