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The mysteries of Beethoven's hair / Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley.

Author/creator Martin, Russell, 1952-
Other author/creatorNibley, Lydia.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoWatertown, MA : Charlesbridge, ©2009.
Description120 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Contents Beethoven : a lock of hair -- The detective work begins -- Beethoven : a young & extraordinary talent -- The better medicine -- Beethoven: this wretched life -- The boy who cut Beethoven's hair -- Passed from father to son -- Fleeing the Nazis -- Hope for escape -- Hair for sale -- Beethoven : Ode to joy -- Two Americans with a dream -- From Denmark to Arizona -- Beethoven : the disgrace -- Science solves old mysteries -- The unknowable secrets of history -- Remaining mysteries & important answers -- Beethoven : the comedy is finished.
Abstract Introduces the life of the Austrian composer, along with the story of a lock of his hair cut by a barber after his death, which was kept by various owners and the analysis of which revealed the high level of lead present in the composer's body.
Local noteLittle-354377--305131033732V
General noteIncludes index.
LCCN 2008007257
ISBN9781570917141 (reinforced for library use)
ISBN1570917140 (reinforced for library use)

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