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9781406306484

The Mozart Question

The Mozart Question

by Michael Morpurgo

Publisher Walker Books

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  • Hardcover


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From a master storyteller and former Children's Laureate comes a moving story of a group of musicians who survived the Holocaust using the only weapon they had.

The author of the international phenomenon War Horse brings us a moving tale of secrets and survival bound together by the power of music. When Lesley is sent to Venice to interview world-renowned violinist Paulo Levi on his fiftieth birthday, she cannot believe her luck. She is told that she can ask him anything at all except the Mozart question. But it is Paulo himself who decides that the time has come for the truth to be told. And so follows the story of his parents in a Jewish concentration camp, forced to play Mozart violin concerti for the enemy; how they watched fellow Jews being led off to their deaths and knew that they were playing for their lives. As the story unfolds, the journalist begins to understand the full horror of war and how one group of musicians survived using the only weapon they had.

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About the Author

Michael Morpurgo

Sir Michael Andrew Bridge Morpurgo OBE FRSL FKC DL is an English book author, poet, playwright, and librettist who is known best for children's novels such as War Horse.

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