Lives of the Musicians

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

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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. "Living, breathing anecdotes--the stuff of which the best biography is made."--"Publishers Weekly"
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.68g
  • Harcourt Brace and Company
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152480102
  • 9780152480103
  • 1,523,677

About Kathleen Krull

Kathleen Krull has written much innovative nonfiction for young people, including all of the books in the "Lives of . . ." series, and has made a chatty, accessible approach to biography her hallmark. She lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at Kathryn Hewitt's caricatures of famous figures led kids to dub the "Lives of . . ." series the "Big Head" books. She has illustrated many books for young readers, some of which she also wrote. She lives in Santa Monica, California. Visit her website at
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