The Big 5 Books ... on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Mozart's Letters, Mozart's Life

Mozart's Letters, Mozart's Life

by Robert Spaethling
"Mozart's honesty, his awareness of his own genius and his contempt for authority all shine out from these letters." - Sunday Times
Mozart's Women: His Family, His Friends, His Music

Mozart's Women: His Family, His Friends, His Music

by Jane Glover
"Impossible to read Mozart's Women without being deeply touched by what it reveals of the people closest to the composer."--The Independent
The New Grove Guide to Mozart and His Operas

The New Grove Guide to Mozart and His Operas

by Julian Rushton
Each entry in this New Grove series of composers and their operas is based on articles in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, that feature information on the lives of individual composers, their works, their librettists and interpreters, and the places where they performed.
Mozart's Starling

Mozart's Starling

by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
In Mozart's Starling, Haupt explores the unlikely and remarkable bond between one of history's most cherished composers and one of earth's most common birds. The intertwined stories of Mozart's beloved pet and Haupt's own starling provide an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, the secret world of starlings, and the nature of creative inspiration.
Mozart: The Man Revealed

Mozart: The Man Revealed

by John Suchet
In this comprehensive biography, John Suchet examines the many myths and misunderstandings surrounding the world's best-loved composer. From his early days as a child prodigy performing for the imperial royal family in Vienna to the last months of his short life, driven to exhaustion by a punitive workload, one thing remained constant: his happy disposition.