Mozart: The Boy Who Changed the World with His Music (Hardcover)

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At 5 years old, he composed a minuet. By six, he was performing for royalty. The compelling story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a timeless tale of musical genius, its rewards, and its pitfalls.
Author and musician Marcus Weeks takes us around Mozart's world--from the Royal courts of 18th century Europe to the opera houses and balls where Mozart enjoyed triumph and fame. We meet the kings and queens of the age, learn of the young Mozart's favorite games, see the clothes he wore, and the new musical instruments of the time. The lively text also gives readers an appreciation of Mozart's vast legacy of immortal music.
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About the Author

Weeks is a composer, arranger, conductor, and lecturer on music and musical instrument technology.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781426300028
ISBN-10: 1426300026
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication Date: February 27th, 2007
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: National Geographic World History Biographies (Library)