Saturday, November 8, 2008

In Mozart's Shadow: His Sister's Story

In Mozart's Shadow: His Sister's Story by Carolyn Meyer
In eighteenth-century Europe, Anna "Nannerl" Mozart, a musician whose talent and dedication is overshadowed by that of her gifted younger brother, Wolfgang, struggles to win the notice of her father and patrons who might further her career, despite her gender.

2 comments:

Kirkus Reviews said...

...readers of this illuminating chronicle will be both fascinated and appalled by how restricted her life was.

Ms. Yingling said...

I generally love Meyer's work, but didn't acre much for this one, maybe because her life was so restricted.