The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair by Russell Martin audiobook

The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair

By Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley
Read by Jeff McCarthy

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2.17 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781490608310

Russell Martin, author of Beethoven's Hair, and his wife, Lydia Nibley, tell the story of how a lock of Ludwig von Beethoven's hair, clipped from the composer's head on his deathbed in Germany in 1827, ended up in Nazi-occupied Denmark in 1943 and was later sold at auction in London in 1994. Learn about this incredible journey through history and the mysteries revealed about Beethoven's deafness and death. Photographs, correspondence, reserach, and forensics further inform this fascinating story.

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Summary

Summary

Russell Martin, author of Beethoven's Hair, and his wife, Lydia Nibley, tell the story of how a lock of Ludwig von Beethoven's hair, clipped from the composer's head on his deathbed in Germany in 1827, ended up in Nazi-occupied Denmark in 1943 and was later sold at auction in London in 1994. Learn about this incredible journey through history and the mysteries revealed about Beethoven's deafness and death. Photographs, correspondence, reserach, and forensics further inform this fascinating story.

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Editorial Reviews

“An incredibly readable and absorbing selection that demonstrates the multidimensional nature of true scholarship.” School Library Journal

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Author Bio: Russell Martin

Author Bio: Russell Martin

Russell Martin is the author of several previous books, including Beethoven’s Hair, which was a Los Angeles Times bestseller and a Washington Post Book of the Year. He divides his time between Denver and Salt Lake City.

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Author Bio: Lydia Nibley

Author Bio: Lydia Nibley

Lydia Nibley is a writer and producer of books, films, and television projects. She’s also the creator of ZiNj, an award-winning children’s science magazine and television series. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 2.17
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English