The Russian-born composer is best-known for his ballet The Rite of Spring, which caused a near-riot when it premiered in Paris in 1913. Many people consider him as the greatest composer of the 20th century.
- Publisher: Mitchell Lane
- Series: Masters of Music
- Year Published: 2004
- Age Level: 8-13
- Category: Music
The writing style is clear and engaging. (School Library Journal)
Well-researched and clear, these books in five or six chapters relate biographical details of the composers’ lives, emphasizing the circumstances surrounding their musical education and compositions. (The Horn Book Guide)