Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?


Who Was is a series of illustrated biographies for young readers featuring significant historical figures, including artists, scientists, and world leaders.

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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.

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.

Paperback. Illustrated by Carrie Robbins, cover illustration by Nancy Harrison.

Ages 8+

Manufacturer SKU9780448431048
AuthorYona Zeldis McDonough
Author BioYona Zeldis McDonough is a longtime doll lover and collector. She is also an award-winning author who has published numerous books for children and adults. She presently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.
IllustratorCarrie Robbins
Weight 0.2625 lbs
Dimensions 0.26 × 5.31 × 7.63 in


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