Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? by McDonough, Yona Zeldis

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

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Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, when he was just five years old Soon after, he was performing for kings and emperors. Although he died at the young age of thirty-five, Mozart left a legacy of more than 600 works. 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.

Illustrated by Carrie Robbins.
Cover illustration by Nancy Harrison.

Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough, Who Hq
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Published: 04/28/2003
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.25lbs
Size: 7.50h x 5.20w x 0.30d
ISBN: 9780448431048
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.3
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 70026 / Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?


Review Citation(s):
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2003 pg. 465 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2003 pg. 465 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author
Yona 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.