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World History Biographies: Mozart: The Boy Who Changed the World with His Music (World History Biographies)

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At 5 years old, he composed a minuet. By six, he was performing for royalty. The compelling story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a timeless tale of musical genius, its rewards, and its pitfalls.

Author and musician Marcus Weeks takes us around Mozart's world—from the Royal courts of 18th century Europe to the opera houses and balls where Mozart enjoyed triumph and fame. We
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published February 27th 2007 by National Geographic Children's Books
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Apr 19, 2015 Snash4 added it
Somebody - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wanted - Mozart was a child prodigy in music. he became a musician and moved to Vienna against his fathers wishes.
But - In Vienna he encountered money problems
So - he composed many pieces which included sonatas, operas and quartets.
Then - he married Constanze and died on December 5th 1791

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wanted to become a musician like his father was. He moved to Vienna against his fathers wishes. But in Vienna he encountered money problems. So he
Dec 07, 2009 Treasa rated it really liked it
A solid biography of Mozart for children. This book is well written and easy to read, which is what I have come to expect from National Geographic's wonderful non-fiction for children. Mozart's life is broken up into four major parts and then divided into smaller sections within those four parts. Each two-page spread is generally a new "chapter" (with some exceptions in which the chapter lasts four pages). The text is accompanied by numerous illustrations from the time period with informative ca ...more
Feb 20, 2016 Tobias rated it really liked it
In the book, "Mozart The Boy Who Changed The World With His Music", I learned a lot about Mozart. His early life was very different than ours he was homeschooled and at age 3 he was already picking notes out of the piano. Later when he was 8-12 he went on many concerts across Europe to play to the noble and rich families. Many families loved Mozart because he was young and talented. Mozart was also very hard-working because on one trip he got sick and nearly died. Later in his life he got a job ...more
May 27, 2013 Sue rated it liked it
Fair spread, with interesting facts in a well-laid out format. I was irked at his choice to spell Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria, as Maria Theresia; and quite disappointed that Mozart's arch nemesis, Antonio Salieri, was not mentioned at all--not one single time.
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