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Felix Mendelssohn
b. February 3, 1809 – d. November 4, 1847 • Composer • Musician
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Mendelssohn, Felix
Mendelssohn, Felix(1809–47). The composer, pianist, and conductor Felix Mendelssohn was a pivotal figure of 19th-century romanticism. He was also a major force in the revival of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy was born in Hamburg, Germany, on Feb. 3, 1809,
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Mendelssohn, Felix
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809–1847)German composerThe composer’s complete name was Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. His grandfather was a famous literary figure, and his parents were wealthy and cultured. Although they were Jewish, they converted to Lutheranism. Mendelssohn was confirmed in the