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Mozart's starling  Cover Image Book Book

Mozart's starling / Lyanda Lynn Haupt.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316370899
  • ISBN: 0316370894
  • ISBN: 9780316370905
  • ISBN: 0316370908
  • Physical Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276).
Formatted Contents Note:
Prelude: A plague of inspiration -- One: The starling of Seattle -- Two: Mozart and the musical thief -- Three: Uninvited guests -- Four: What the starling said -- Five: The starling of Vienna -- Six: How the starling knew -- Seven: Chomsky's starling -- Interlude: The heart of time for birds and Mozart -- Eight: Birds of a feather -- Nine: Mozart's ear and the music of the spheres -- Finale: Three funerals and a flight of fancy -- Coda.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the unlikely bond between the famous Austrian composer and his pet starling, providing an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, and the nature of creative inspiration.
Subject: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Composers > Austria > Biography.
Human-animal relationships.

Available copies

  • 11 of 12 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury.


  • 1 current hold with 12 total copies.
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Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury 598.1594 Haupt (Text) 33630147691377 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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