Gershwin by Roland Vernon


Gershwin by Roland Vernon

The lives of some amazing people who have brought music to our world Each book concentrates on one of the world's most famous composers. Tracking their history to give us an insight into their lives as composers and as famous historical characters. - Each book gives us a look into the minds of these famous composers and how there experiences have shaped them into the composers we know today. - Tracking the composers from young proteges to their rise as composers, each book goes indepth in to the key landmark events and time of their lives. Also providing commentary of the major historic events of the time. - Illustrated in full colour and making use of contemporary pieces. The illustrations bring life to the stories being told. - The information is clearly presented enticing younger readers to take interest into this often boring subject, it does this by focusing on the composer as a person rather that just a composer of classical music.

About the Author

- Roland Vernon is a great lover of the music and the arts. His love and extensive knowledge of classical music has lead him to write several books on famous composers including Caruso and Tetrazzinni and Ruffo and Galli Curci. Introducing composers is his attempt to spread appreciation of classical music to a younger audience. He lives in Somerset

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32 pages
Interest Age: 8+


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Publication date

15th November 2002



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