||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.
||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.
|General note||Includes index.|
|ISBN||9781570917141 (reinforced for library use)|
|ISBN||1570917140 (reinforced for library use)|