Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix  (1809 – 1847)
German Composer. Born in Hamburg, Germany. Mendelssohn wrote twelve symphonies for strings at the age of 14; and also composed a number of overtures and concertos. He gave initial impetus to Bach revival by successfully conducting Bach's St. Matthew Passion in Berlin (1829).

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letter to Mr. Schlesinger (October 15, 1842) Felix Mendelssohn
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Mendelssohn, Felix (undated) Etude Portrait Collection
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