Felix Mendelssohn

1809 - 1847

Felix Mendelssohn

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. Mendelssohn's compositions include symphonies, concertos, piano music and chamber music. His best-known works include his overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the oratorio Elijah, the overture The Hebrides, his mature Violin Concerto, and his String Octet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Felix Mendelssohn has received more than 2,257,732 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 25th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Felix Mendelssohn ranks 25 out of 1,008Before him are Claudio Monteverdi, Claude Debussy, Hector Berlioz, Georges Bizet, Gioachino Rossini, and Bedřich Smetana. After him are Antonio Salieri, Johann Strauss II, Dmitri Shostakovich, Ennio Morricone, Jean Sibelius, and Maurice Ravel.

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Among people born in 1809, Felix Mendelssohn ranks 5Before him are Charles Darwin, Edgar Allan Poe, Abraham Lincoln, and Nikolai Gogol. After him are Louis Braille, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, William Ewart Gladstone, Bruno Bauer, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and Joseph Liouville. Among people deceased in 1847, Felix Mendelssohn ranks 1After him are Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, Fanny Mendelssohn, John Franklin, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, Mary Anning, Jules de Polignac, Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville, Alexandre Deschapelles, and Alexandre Brongniart.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Felix Mendelssohn ranks 51 out of 3,763Before him are Hannah Arendt (1906), Werner Heisenberg (1901), Alexander von Humboldt (1769), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), and Hildegard of Bingen (1098). After him are Eva Braun (1912), Georg Ohm (1789), Bertolt Brecht (1898), Heinrich Heine (1797), Heinrich Hertz (1857), and Konrad Adenauer (1876).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Felix Mendelssohn ranks 7Before him are Ludwig van Beethoven (1770), Johann Sebastian Bach (1685), Richard Wagner (1813), George Frideric Handel (1685), Johannes Brahms (1833), and Robert Schumann (1810). After him are Richard Strauss (1864), Jacques Offenbach (1819), Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714), Carl Maria von Weber (1786), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681), and Carl Orff (1895).

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