Story-Lives of Master Musicians

by Harriette Brower

Description: An engaging introduction to 22 of the world's greatest musicians, highlighting their struggles and triumphs, beginning in boyhood and lasting until the end of their days. Much emphasis is placed on the ways they learned their craft, whether at a father's knee, by copying musical scores, or in company of great masters who had gone before. Their travels and greatest successes are recounted in detail, making the musicians and their works all the more memorable for the youthful reader.

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Ages:  13-18
Length:  345 pages
Format:  Paperback
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2021
ISBN:  978-1-63334-159-3
Genres:  Music, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. Palestrina
2. John Sebastian Bach
3. George Frederick Handel
4. Christoph Willibald Gluck
5. Josef Haydn
6. Wolfgang Mozart
7. Ludwig van Beethoven
8. Carl Maria von Weber
9. Franz Schubert
10. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
11. Robert Schumann

12. Frederic Chopin
13. Hector Berlioz
14. Franz Liszt
15. Giuseppe Verdi
16. Richard Wagner

17. César Franck
18. Johannes Brahms
19. Edward Grieg
20. Peter Ilyitch Tschaikowsky
21. Edward McDowell
22. Claude Achille Debussy

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