The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto Characters

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Frankie Presto

Frankie is the main character of The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto. The novel follows Frankie's entire life from his birth to his funeral. Frankie Presto is a major heart-throb pop star during the 1950s whose origins are a mystery. He disappeared from stardom early on, emerging only sporadically in music history through cult classic recordings rumored to be written by him. The Spirit of Music reveals Frankie's true story: he is the one of the most gifted musicians of all time, born with tremendous music talent.

Frankie is a musical prodigy and a tender soul. There is a sense of destiny about Frankie throughout his life; his circumstances mirror famous Spanish musician Francisco Tárrega. Tárrega's song Lágrima book-ends Frankie's life, sung by his mother at the church Frankie was born in and played at Frankie's funeral. The connection is in keeping with The...

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