Ludwig van Beethoven

by George P. Upton


Description:  An engaging account of the life of Ludwig van Beethoven. The young Beethoven is introduced as a brilliant but melancholy child, learning to play piano from his father and going on to be celebrated in the European courts. The highlights of his early life, including his early encounter with Mozart, are told here. The troubles of his later life, including his deafness, are mentioned in a final chapter but not recounted in detail.


Additional information:

Ages:  8-12
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2013
ISBN:  978-1-59915-956-0 
Genres:  Music, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. In Childhood 
2. The Walk 
3. New Friends 
4. A Merciful Punishment 
5. In Vienna 
6. The End 
7. Appendix

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