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Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought)

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It's no secret that Beethoven went deaf, that Mozart had constant money problems, and that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote musicals. But what were these people--and other famous musicians--really like? What did they eat? What did they wear? How did they spend their time? And--possibly most interesting of all--what did their neighbors think?

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; Discover the fascinating and often humorous stories of twenty famous musicians--people of all shapes, sizes, temperaments, and lifestyles, from various countries and historical periods. Beginning with Vivaldi and ending with Woodie Guthrie, Lives of the Musicians brings musical history to life!

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What are musicians really like?

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Here are the life stories of such diverse figures as Vivaldi, Mozart, Scott Joplin, Nadia Boulanger, and Woody Guthrie. Readers will learn of both their musical natures and the personal, humorous characteristics that make their lives so fascinating. and#8220;Living, breathing anecdotes--the stuff of which the best biography is made.and#8221;--Publishers Weekly

About the Author

KATHLEEN KRULL is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152480103
Subtitle:
Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought)
Author:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Author:
Krull, Kathleen
Author:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Musicians
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Music
Subject:
Music - General
Subject:
Music - History
Subject:
Musicians -- Biography.
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Children s Activities-Music
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series:
Lives Of . . .
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
19930430
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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Here are the life stories of such diverse figures as Vivaldi, Mozart, Scott Joplin, Nadia Boulanger, and Woody Guthrie. Readers will learn of both their musical natures and the personal, humorous characteristics that make their lives so fascinating. and#8220;Living, breathing anecdotes--the stuff of which the best biography is made.and#8221;--Publishers Weekly

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