Birth and Life

Felix Mendelssohn

composer, pianist

Date of birth 3. 2. 1809
Country of birth Germany



Date of death 4. 11. 1847
Cemetery Dreifaltigkeitsfriedhof I, Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 52.495241, 13.392235

see plan at entrance

Summary from Wikipedia

Felix Mendelssohn, in full Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, (born February 3, 1809, Hamburg [Germany]—died November 4, 1847, Leipzig), German composer, pianist, musical conductor, and teacher, one of the most-celebrated figures of the early Romantic period. In his music Mendelssohn largely observed Classical models and practices while initiating key aspects of Romanticism—the artistic movement that exalted feeling and the imagination above rigid forms and traditions. Among his most famous works are Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1826), Italian Symphony (1833), a violin c ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 17. 9. 2017

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