Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (And What the Neighbors Thought)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2011
Duration: 1 hours 58 minutes
History comes to life in this dynamic volume! It's no secret that Beethoven went deaf, that Mozart had constant money problems, and that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote musicals. But what were these people-and other famous musicians-really like? What did they eat? What did they wear? How did they spend their time? From Bach to Mozart, George Gershwin to Woody Guthrie, Beethoven to Gilbert and Sullivan, you'll learn all about their lives and music, what they were really like and what inspired these geniuses of musical expression. Recommended for Grades 4 and up.