The Story of Franz Liszt for Children

This is the story of a boy who became a great pianist and teacher. Liszt was well-known and influential composer and conductor. He also played an important role in popularizing a wide array of music by transcribing it for piano.

Thomas Tapper (1864 - 1958)
The Child's Own Book of Great Musicians was a series of short books for children about famous composers. Thomas Tapper, who worked for the music publisher Theodore Presser, wrote them. These books came as loose pages that were designed to be cut up, put together, and personalized by children.

Stories of Great Composers for Children

This is a collection of twelve (ten audio and two text only) short, entertaining, informative picture-book biographies of famous composers. Each book tells about the childhood and great achievements of a composer, and includes a short musical example.

We include music resources in the public domain or otherwise freely available for printing and performing.
Genre(s): Arts, Biography & Autobiography

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