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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy 1809-1847

Felix Mendelssohn was born in 1809 in Hamburg. Despite his untimely death at the age of 38, his legacy of works is vast. Born into a wealthy banking family, young Felix had a sheltered upbringing, shielded from the trials and tribulations of life. His piano works, his symphonies and the famous overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream all share the same carefree and unburdened feel.

Stations in life:
Hamburg, Berlin, Leipzig: Conductor at the Gewandhaus

Bach - sights & sounds

Information and offers relating to places associated with the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach.