Felix Mendelssohn

About Felix Mendelssohn

Birth Day: February 3, 1809
Birth Place: Hamburg, Germany

Felix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn was born on February 3, 1809 in Hamburg, Germany. Early Romantic German musical prodigy known for his Song Without Words and the overture The Hebrides. He was founder of the Leipzig Conservatoire.
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Occupation Composer
Age 38 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born February 3, 1809 (Hamburg, Germany)
Birthday February 3
Town/City Hamburg, Germany
Nationality Germany

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Early Romantic German musical Prodigy known for his Song Without Words and the overture The Hebrides. He was founder of the Leipzig Conservatoire.

Before Fame

He began composing when he was a child, and his public concert debut came when he was nine. He wrote 12 string symphonies between ages 12 and 14.


He became Conductor of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in 1835. During his tenure, he reintroduced Franz Schubert and debuted St. Paul, his famed oratorio.

Family Life

His grandfather was the famed Philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. His family was Jewish, but nonreligious. They did not seek to profit from his talent.

Associated With

He specialized in the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and helped bring about a resurgence of interest in the legendary Composer in Germany.

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