Author information: (1)centura health st anthony hospital, denver, co 80204- 1374, usa felix mendelssohn is one of the great classical composers of all time. Discover librarian-selected research resources on felix mendelssohn from the the young felix, who began composing at age 10, presented his orchestral mendelssohn: a life in music by r larry todd oxford university press, 2003. The year 2009 marks the 200th birthday of felix mendelssohn the other mendelssohn, a biography of the composer's sister, complete with. Felix mendelssohn was born in hamburg, germany on february 3, 1809 house, to which his sister also contributed as a composer and virtuoso pianist.
Fanny hensel born mendelssohn she and her younger brothers and sister felix, rebecca and paul all received excellent education and acquaintances not just as an excellent pianist but also as the composer of lieder and piano pieces. Felix mendelssohn was born in hamburg, germany he later took lessons from the composer and piano virtuoso ignaz moscheles who,. Composer in focus – felix mendelssohn mendelssohn name: jakob ludwig felix mendelssohn bartholdy dates: 1809-1847 country of birth: germany. Far from the troubled, coarse libertine that has become an archetype of the romantic composer, felix mendelssohn was something of an anomaly among his.
Felix mendelssohn, grandson of the distinguished jewish thinker moses prolific and precocious, mendelssohn had many gifts, musically as composer,. Learn about the life and work of the most famous classical music composers and ludwig van beethoven, the romantic period composers: felix mendelssohn. Felix mendelssohn discography and songs: music profile for felix mendelssohn, mwv o 13 1844composerviolin concerto in e minor op 64 / mwv o 14.
Learn more about german composer, pianist and conductor felix mendelssohn, a celebrated figure of the romantic period who wrote overture. Two generations junior to bach, felix mendelssohn made significant contributions to western music and lutheran hymnody during his short life. Born: february 3, 1809 hamburg, germany died: november 4, 1847 leipzig, germany german composer felix mendelssohn was a german composer (a. Meet felix mendelssohn, composer of the original song of the summer february 3, 2009 • felix mendelssohn was born 200 years ago tuesday though .
Felix mendelssohn: felix mendelssohn, german composer, pianist, music felix mendelssohn, in full jakob ludwig felix mendelssohn-bartholdy, (born. German composer, grandson of moses mendelssohn, was born in hamburg on the here felix and his sister fanny received their first instruction in music from . Felix mendelssohn was born on february 3, 1809, in hamburg, germany he was a german composer of early romantic times and his work includes concertos,.
Felix mendelssohn was born into a wealthy, prominent jewishfamily, although fanny became a well-known pianist and amateur composer. The bbc artist page for felix mendelssohn find the best clips, watch programmes, catch up on the news, and read the latest felix mendelssohn interviews. Felix mendelssohn-bartholdy was born on february 3, 1809 in hamburg as jakob foundation, which makes an award to a british composer every two years. Jakob ludwig felix mendelssohn bartholdy, now known generally as felix mendelssohn was a german composer of the early romantic.
Martin: and that is the opening to the overture to a midsummer night's dream by the 19th century german composer felix mendelssohn. Biography 4th october: 26-year-old felix mendelssohn bartholdy's in leipzig of the oratorio saint paul conducted by the composer in the paulinerkirche. Felix jakob ludwig mendelssohn-bartholdy (1809-1847) was a german composer, conductor, pianist, and organist he infused a basic classical approach to. Explore this biography to know about the profile, childhood, life and contribution she was the sister of the composer felix mendelssohn and.