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Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

Yona Zeldis McDonough (Author)

Reading Level: Ages 9 and up

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Illustrator: Carrie Robbins

Paperback: 112 pages

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap

Language: English

ISBN: 9780448431048

Shipping Weight: 4.2 ounces

Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.4 x .3 inches

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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.

This is a fantastic series of illustrated biographies for young readers featuring significant historical figures, including artists, scientists, and world leaders. Exposure your kids (and yourself!) to the fascinating universe of nonfiction. Start growing the scaffolding of cultural literacy with these tales of interesting people from history.