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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.
Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?
Little Boy, Big Talent
Seeing the World
The Wonder Boy Grows Up
On His Own
An Untimely End
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ISBN: 9780448431048 ISBN-10: 0448431041 Series: Who Was...? Audience:
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old For Grades: 4 - 6 Format:
Number Of Pages: 106 Published: 1st April 2003 Publisher: GROSSET & DUNLAP INC Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 13.97
Weight (kg): 0.11
Edition Number: 1