What Is The Official Michael Jackson Opus?
The Official Michael Jackson Opus is a magnificent book and collector's item dedicated to the life of the late Michael Jackson. Released on December 7, 2009, it features more than 300 pages of pictures that have never been seen before displayed with essays written by the friends and family of Michael Jackson. It is the only such publication that was authorized by Michael Jackson's estate and by Jackson himself.
Michael Jackson worked on this project just days before he died. He wanted to tell his story in a way that it has never been told, to make the definitive book. and in order to pull together such a massive project, Opus Media employed an unprecedented 20 people full time.
The CEO of Opus Media said, "We were delighted to be working with Michael Jackson on a project that was very dear to his heart. Sadly, his untimely death means that instead this special Official Opus will become a lasting tribute to his legacy as the King of Pop." On this page, learn a bit more about the Official Michael Jackson Opus and learn where you can buy your copy.
Preview of The Michael Jackson Opus - Sometimes a picture (or a video) is worth a thousand words...
How Big Is Michael Jackson's Opus?
Designed to impress and to become a sought after collector's item, The Official Michael Jackson Opus is an oversize, coffee-table style hand-bound leather book with 404 pages, each measuring 13 by 18 inches in size. The book weighs in at 26.5 pounds.
Who Wrote The Opus about Michael Jackson?
The Official Michael Jackson Opus features stories written by the likes of Smokey Robinson, Lionel Richie, Quincy Jones, Spike Lee, Sugar Ray Leonard, Shaquille O'Neal, Paula Abdul, Mike Tyson, David Foster, Jane Fonda, Olivia Newton-John, Dr. Jane Goodall and many more individuals who knew Michael Jackson.
What Pages Were Removed From The Michael Jackson Opus? - In response to the cry, "these pages aren't in my copy of the book!"
Contrary to rumours, there was only one version of this book made. No book will contain the fold out spread shown here because the editors thought it focused too much on Jackson's death and The Michael Jackson Opus was intended to be a celebration of Jackson's life.
According to The Telegraph, the first five copies of this book (autographed by celebrities like Liz Taylor, Diana Ross, Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones and P Diddy) were expected to be auctioned with the proceeds going to Michael Jackson's charity interests.
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More Michael Jackson Reading
- Oprah Winfrey Interviews Lisa Marie Presley (2010)
Fans of Lisa Marie Presley would have enjoyed her interview with Oprah Winfrey. Learn more about it and watch it here.
- Michael Jackson The Experience Video Game 2010
Michael Jackson fans LOVE it. From the moment the song Billy Jean starts on the trailer for Michael Jackson's new video game, The Experience, I am excited although I am certain that I am going to have much difficulty executing any of the dance...
- Rare Michael Jackson Music Videos and Recordings
Have you seen these Michael Jackson recordings?
- Michael Jackson's This Is It Blu-ray Movie Review
We just finished watching Michael Jackson's This Is It on blu-ray and we loved it! MJ, as they call him, really was a musical genius. It is incredibly hard to believe that after all that practice and hard work, this concert was never performed live..
- Michael Jackson's Vision Music Videos DVD
Michael Jackson's Vision is a compilation of his music videos. Learn more here.
© 2010 Treasures By Brenda
Would you like a peek at the The Official Michael Jackson Opus? - Or maybe you have already seen it. If so, make sure to tell us what you thought of it.
Joan4 on February 04, 2012:
Michael Jackson fans will love this book - what a super gift for an MJ fan!
anonymous on February 04, 2012:
Brenda you can just feel from the way you have crafted this page, that you are a genuine Michael Jackson fan writing for genuine Michael Jackson fans :)
Dianne Loomos on February 04, 2012:
I have not seen the Official Michael Jackson Opus but I'd like to get a peek at it someday.