Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - IMDb
List of compositions by Felix Mendelssohn - Wikipedia
Surrounded by intriguers, he stood above them all, and was frank, transparent, honourable, noble; tempted by his sunny, enthusiastic, alert nature to do simply bright and genial things in music, he was thorough, studious, earnest, religious, and steadfastly consecrated to the highest and the best." Such was Felix Mendelssohn, the composer of , the man who conceived the "Songs without Words."
Mendelssohns father used to say: "Formerly I was the son of my father: now I am the father of my son." This meant that he was himself of no account, whereas his father and his son were famous.
Die Hebriden, Op.26 (Mendelssohn, Felix) - …
Indeed, Felix’s father, Abraham, was far more prophetic than he may have realized when he said, “The name Mendelssohn is, and will forever belong to Judaism in its transitional period.”
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