Secret Lives of Great Composers

Secret Lives of Great Composers

Quirk_publishing Publishing


In the fine tradition of Secret Lives of Great Authors and Secret Lives of Great Artists comes the latest entry in Quirk’s successful series: Secret Lives of Great Composers. You’ve heard their scores in countless movies, from Fantasia to Apocalypse Now--now get the skinny on their tumultuous lives,...[more]


The Secret Lives of Great Artists

The Secret Lives of Great Artists

Quirk_publishing Publishing


Learn about the artists behind all your favorite works—and the works they’ve inspired: Michelangelo had such repellant body odor that his assistants couldn’t stand working for him; Gustav Klimt allegedly fathered at least 40 illegitimate children; Pablo Picasso did jail time for ripping off several...[more]