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Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, -- 1809-1847


Felix Mendelssohn at the Library of Congress

Felix Mendelssohn was a musical jack-of-all trades and he was renowned in his lifetime as an exquisite pianist, conductor, and of course, composer. To mark the bicentennial of his birth in 1809, the Library of Congress's Music Division has created this collection of primary source material related to Mendelssohn's life and accomplishments. A good place to start here is the section containing...