The Life and Times of Felix Mendelssohn (Masters of Music)

Zannos, Susan

Published by Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, 2003
ISBN 10: 1584152109 / ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
3 avg rating
(1 ratings)

Synopsis: Unlike most 19th Century composers who had to struggle to make a living, Felix Mendelssohn came from a very wealthy family. He never had to work, but he worked harder to fulfill his family's expectations than many who suffer poverty. He was an extremely gifted musical genius who wrote some of his best works while he was still a teenager.

Mendelssohn gained fame as a conductor, and as the organizer of many music festivals in Germany and in England where he was always enthusiastically welcomed. Unlike some composers who only performed their own work, Mendelssohn had a passion for presenting the best music of all periods. He was also very generous in helping younger composers by playing their work.

His weakness was being unable to say no to the many requests he received for performances. He was a perfectionist who devoted his energy to presenting the highest possible level of musical perfection. As his fame spread, he had little time left for his own compositions. Mendelssohn died at the age of 38, essentially from

About the Author: Susan Zannos has been a lifelong educator, having taught at all levels, from preschool to college, in Mexico, Greece, Italy, Russia, and Lithuania, as well as in the United States. She has published a mystery Trust the Liar (Walker and Co.) and Human Types: Essence and the Enneagram (Samuel Weiser). Her book, Human Types, was recently translated into Russian, and in 2003, Susan was invited to tour Russia and lecture about her book. Another book she wrote for young adults, Careers in Education (Mitchell Lane) was selected for the New York Public Library's "Books for the Teen Age 2003 List." She has written many books for children, including Chester Carlson and the Development of Xerography and The Life and Times of Ludwig van Beethoven (Mitchell Lane). Her great interest in composers inspired her to write this book. When not traveling, Susan lives in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Life and Times of Felix Mendelssohn (...
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Pub Inc
Publication Date: 2003
Book Condition: Good

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Susan Zannos
Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Anybook Ltd.
(Lincoln, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2003. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 6201357

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 1.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.23
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Zannos, Susan
Published by Mitchell Lane Pub Inc (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, 2003. Book Condition: Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP46704253

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 3.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Zannos, Susan
Published by Mitchell Lane Pub Inc (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, 2003. Book Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP11034779

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 3.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Zannos, Susan
Published by Mitchell Lane Pub Inc (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books: West
(Reno, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, 2003. Book Condition: Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP96314622

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 3.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Susan Zannos
Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Free Shipping Books
(Toledo, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Publishers. Library Binding. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2725212593

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 3.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Susan Zannos
Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2003. Library Binding. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1584152109

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 7.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Susan Zannos
Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers 2003-08 (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Lost Books
(AUSTIN, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Publishers 2003-08, 2003. Library Binding. Book Condition: good. 1584152109. Bookseller Inventory # 574801

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 23.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Zannos, Susan
Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2003. Library Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P021584152109

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 29.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Zannos, Susan
Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
Used Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2003. Library Binding. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P011584152109

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 35.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Zannos, Susan
Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers (2003)
ISBN 10: 1584152109 ISBN 13: 9781584152101
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2003. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111584152109

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 42.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds