Fanny Mendelssohn

Composer

1805 – 1847

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Who was Fanny Mendelssohn?

Fanny Mendelssohn, later Fanny [C├Ącilie] Mendelssohn Bartholdy and, after her marriage, Fanny Hensel, was a German pianist and composer, the sister of the composer Felix Mendelssohn and granddaughter of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. She was the grandmother of the philosopher Paul Hensel and the mathematician Kurt Hensel.

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Born
Nov 14, 1805
Hamburg
Also known as
  • Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel
  • Mendelssohn, Fanny
  • Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
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Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Germans
Nationality
  • Germany
Died
May 14, 1847
Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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