Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln

By ENGLE, Margarita

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9781481487405
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S. & S. Atheneum


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Reviewed on August 1, 2019  |  Elementary

PreS-Gr 2—Teresa Carreño achieved global fame as a performer, composer, pianist, and opera singer. By the age of six, she was composing. At the age of seven, she began performing. Revolution in Venezuela forced the Carreño family to migrate to New York, an unfamiliar place where few people spoke Spanish and her family felt out of place. But war would follow them—in 1863 the United States was in the midst of the Civil War. At the age of 10, Carreño was invited to play for President Abraham Lincoln and his family at the White Hous...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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