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Lives of the musicians : good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought) / written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt.

Krull, Kathleen. (Author). Hewitt, Kathryn. (Added Author). Hewitt, Kathryn, (illustrator.). Hewitt, Kathryn. (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0152480102 :
  • ISBN: 9780152480103 :
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1993]

Content descriptions

With Note:
MARCIVE 03/01/06
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The red priest: Antonio Vivaldi -- Twenty children and 1,200 compositions: Johann Sebastian Bach -- No ordinary baby: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Moodiness and moonlight: Ludwig van Beethoven -- "My dear corpse": Fr?ed?eric Chopin -- A successful farmer and opera-composer: Giuseppe Verdi -- A different white dress every night: Clara Schumann -- Dear friends and gentle hearts: Stephen Foster -- The checked cotton underwear of Johannes Brahms -- Pulsing and quivering: Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky -- Topsy-turvydom: William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan -- Velvet gentleman: Erik Satie -- The entertainer: Scott Joplin -- He stretched our ears: Charles Ives -- Standing on his head: Igor Stravinsky -- Tender Tyrant: Nadia Boulanger -- Full of splinters: Sergei Prokofiev -- "Great, isn't it?": George Gershwin -- Traveling troubadour: Woody Guthrie.
Citation/References Note:
Booklist, 4/1/1993
Horn Book Guide, 9/1993
Kirkus Review, 4/15/1993
Publisher's Weekly, 2/22/1993
School Library Journal, 5/1993
Target Audience Note:
1010L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.9 3 8473.
Subject: Musicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Musicians > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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