This is the story of a little boy who practiced in an attic. Handel started three commercial opera companies to supply the English nobility with Italian opera.
Thomas Tapper (1864 - 1958)
The Child's Own Book of Great Musicians was a series of short books for children about famous composers. Thomas Tapper, who worked for the music publisher Theodore Presser, wrote them. These books came as loose pages that were designed to be cut up, put together, and personalized by children.
Genre(s): Arts, Biography & Autobiography
Stories of Great Composers for Children
This is a collection of twelve (ten audio and two text only) short, entertaining, informative picture-book biographies of famous composers. Each book tells about the childhood and great achievements of a composer, and includes a short musical example.
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