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Handel, Who Knew What He Liked

by M. T. Anderson

Other authors: Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)

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A man who would later compose some of the world's most beautiful music is shown as a stubborn little boy with a mind of his own.

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This book summarizes the life of the famous composer, George Frideric Handel, as he pursues his passion of making music. From a young age, his father does not want him to be a musician, but he does it anyways and he goes on to write many operas, as well as 'Messiah,' which was wildly successful and is now sung all over the world around Christmas and Easter.
  LivCerna | Mar 4, 2018 |
Historical Fiction
Review: Handel had a passion for music, but his parents did not want him doing music. He knew what he wanted and was not going to be stopped by his parents.
Critique: This is a good Historical Fiction book because it incorporates real life events in Handel's life with fun and motivating events that the authors included. ( )
  lbenfield15 | Oct 17, 2017 |
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A man who would later compose some of the world's most beautiful music is shown as a stubborn little boy with a mind of his own.
Critique:
This is a biography because it is rich in factual content and portrays a historical period.
The illustrations were done in acrylic.
Comments on use:
Introducing a famous composer George Frideric Handel.
Age appropriateness:
middle school
  ShanGao | Mar 6, 2017 |
I give it 5 stars because it is inspiration to children and A(4) loves for that. But the editing could have been improved. ( )
  MiguelPut | Aug 4, 2014 |
I think this is a good book. There was a lot of information about Handel, including his childhood, interests, and famous works. To enhance the information, the author added sidbars to explain the things that may be unfamiliar. For example, back in Handel's time, the clavichord was a very popular instrument. However, a clavichord is rare in children's lives today. Therefore, a brief definition and description can be found on the bottom of the page.

The main idea of the book is to inform readers about the famous composer that has made an impact on classical music. ( )
  ocosta1 | Mar 11, 2014 |
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