The Other Mozart
Ontario Review Press / W.W. Norton, 2001
Wolfgang Mozart’s older sister was arguably as talented as he but not given the same encouragement and instruction; indeed she was told by her father not to compose. This biography in poetry covers Nannerl’s life from the time she is a Wunderkind to her death as Maria Anna Walpurga Ignatia née Mozart von Berchtold zu Sonnenburg.
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