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Amazing Musicians (Amazing People Worldwide - Inspirational Stories) (Paperback)


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It is often said that music is a universal language. Our greatest musicians have succeeded in reaching the stars. Do you dream of following in their footsteps? Take a fascinating trip through the lives of some of the world’s most celebrated musicians and find out what it takes to touch the hearts of millions through music. In this unique collection of inspirational stories from The Amazing People Worldwide®, discover the sacrifices John Lennon had to make to realize his dream. Read the story of a poor Jewish boy called Asa Yoelson, who hailed from the Russian Empire and defied prejudice to become Al Jolson, ‘The World’s Greatest Entertainer’. Find out whether Edith Piaf truly had ‘No Regrets’! Every successful musician has an incredible story to tell. Join Callas, Piaf, Lennon, Jolson, Sinatra and a host of other influential and talented musicians as they share with you their secrets and invite you on an unforgettable journey through their fascinating musical lives. A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. These stories offer an inspirational way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person’s story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you, and reflects their interests, emotions and passions.

About the Author

Educational psychologist and entrepreneur, Dr Charles Margerison, created the concept for the Amazing People series during a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, when he wondered what Shakespeare might say if he was interviewed about his life achievements. The series now features the stories of over 500 amazing people. As well as working in educational institutions for many years, Dr Margerison has consulted widely for global organizations. He was previously Professor of Management at Cranfield University, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia. The author of numerous books, Dr Margerison is a member of the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Literature.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781921752964
ISBN-10: 1921752963
Publisher: Amazing People Worldwide
Publication Date: June 1st, 2010
Pages: 260
Language: English
Series: Amazing People Worldwide - Inspirational Stories