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My Mozart

3.85 of 5 stars 3.85  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Mozart was her teacher, her mentor, her rescuer--and, finally, fatally, her lover. ..

At dawn, in the marble palace of a Prince, a nine-year-old sings for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, then at the peak of his career. Always delighted by musical children, he accepts Nanina as a pupil. Gifted, intense and imaginative, she sees the great "Kapellmeister Mozart” as an avatar of Orphe
Published June 5th 2012 by Books We Love, Ltd.
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Kristy McCaffrey
I will admit this is the first book I've read about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, but it held me captivated from the start. Told from the perspective of Nanina Gottlieb, who first meets Mozart as a young girl, the story follows her childhood adoration of the musical genius to her passionate love for a man who will forever break her heart. Mozart is 18 years her senior, married, a womanizer and an alcoholic. But all these facts fall to the wayside to Gottlieb's worship of the man. Rich with historic d ...more
Kathy Fischer-Brown
There was a time in his short life when Mozart was the equal in status to any of today's rock stars or movie idols. Unfortunately, the court in Vienna grew tired of him and... Well, this is not Wolfgang's story. Rather, My Mozart is about a talented young woman, whose lifelong passion for The Maestro brings her to the heights of ecstasy and the depths of sorrow.

From the tender age of nine, until Mozart's death when she was all of 18, Nanina Gotlieb has adored the kapellmeister. Talented and shy,
Young Ann Gottlieb first met Mozart when she was nine years old- it was from that very moment that she fell in love with the great genius.

Left to the care of her father after her flimsy starlet mother deserted them, Nan was trained in the art of singing and was often given private lessons by the grand master Mozart himself. As well, Nan became his protégé after her father passed away. This was a real blessing in a way, since more than once would she have fallen prey to the wrong crowd whose plan
Lynn Crain
My Mozart is a historic book by Juliet Waldron about a lover of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A large part of the book is set against the backdrop of the last year of Mozart's life even though it chronicles the complete life of Anna Gottlieb.

Anna Gottlieb, called Nanina by family and friends, is a delightful, musical child and Mozart takes her on as a pupil. She is a high-strung young girl that is gifted and intelligent. She puts her Kaellmeister on a pedestal almost as a deity. Eventually, she is gi
Juliet Waldron's historical novel, My Mozart, is a romantic tale that focuses primarily on the last year of Mozart's life, during the period when he was composing The Magic Flute. The story is told through the eyes of Anna Gottlieb, the young soprano who first performed the role of Pamina.

In Waldron's novel she was also Mozart's lover, but whether that was actually the case is unknown. The story, though fictional, reads as if it were true—a passionate account of life fully lived and joys fully
Jenny Brown
I downloaded this for free and was surprised at how good it was. It brought alive not only the world of late 18th Century Vienna, but what it's like to fall in love with a brilliant musical rake who uses his empathy and musical genius to seduce.

This isn't a romance--there's no happy ending and the main "romance" in this story is one that has huge elements of sexual abuse involved, since it is a story of an illicit sexual relationship between a married older man and a teen who has been his studen
David Andrews
My Mozart is the life of Nanina Gottlieb told in the first person from the perspective of old age. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was her mentor and later her lover.
Apart from blinking at some of the editing and frowning occasionally when some of the details didn’t fit what I learned about Mozart on a trip to Salzburg and Vienna (Wien) a number of years ago, I enjoyed My Mozart. It captured a time and a lifestyle with considerable flair when it settled down to a continuing narrative after a rambling st
John Tucker
I'm not much for romantic fiction or classical music. That being said, this novel still took me into a world that makes me appreciate both a little more. The long simmering attraction between Mozart and Nanina, accompanied by the characters that revolved around them, made this a thoroughly engrossing read. Ms. Waldron appeared to do her homework, focusing on the historical characters and the lifestyle of those past days. I'm giving it Four Stars -- you'll probably give it Five.
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Juliet Waldron was baptized in the Yellow Spring of a unique Ohio farm town. After some years in an upstate New York farmhouse with a resident ghost, she began to travel with her Auntie Mame mother, who globe trotted on a shoestring, and flamboyantly adored history and grand opera.

Returning to the States, she took a B.A., got married and raised sons, eventually working at jobs ranging from artist'
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