Tongue-in-cheek humor and whimsical illustrations let children see composers as real people. Each book traces the life of a composer, with entertaining childhood anecdotes. The series spans over two hundred years of music history, from Mozart and Beethoven to Gershwin and the Beatles. Of course, listening to the music is essential; recordings by all the composers in the series are readily available at your local music store. Paperback, 32 pages each.
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