Fanny MendelssohnBorn 14 November 1805. Died 14 May 1847
Fanny Mendelssohn Biography (Wikipedia)
Fanny Mendelssohn (14 November 1805 – 14 May 1847), later Fanny [Cäcilie] Mendelssohn Bartholdy and, after her marriage, Fanny Hensel, was a German pianist and composer. She composed over 460 pieces of music. Her compositions include a piano trio and several books of solo piano pieces and songs. A number of her songs were originally published under her brother, Felix Mendelssohn's, name in his opus 8 and 9 collections. Her piano works are often in the manner of songs, and many carry the name Lieder für das Pianoforte (Songs for the piano, a parallel to Felix's Songs without Words).
In Hamburg, the Fanny & Felix Mendelssohn Museum is dedicated to the lives and the work of her and her brother Felix.
- Felix and Fanny Mendelssohnhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020xtj9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020xtj9.jpg2014-06-13T12:19:00.000ZThe life and work of sibling prodigies Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p020xtr5
Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn
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