Richard Wagner was a late bloomer in music. He was 30 when his first major work was performed. His four-opera Ring Cycle was his crowning point. Yet he was not a very good person. He was ungrateful, unfaithful, anti-Jewish, and more.
- 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)