Music from Germany – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born in 1809, was a german romantic composer and pianist. He is one of the most played and best known german composers, conductos and pianists of all time. Listen to his “Sommernachtstraum”, in english Midsummer Night’s Dream,  played by the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig:

And here’s a short nice remix:

4 thoughts on “Music from Germany – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

  1. Nice piece of music. But I wouldn’t say Mendelssohn was mostly known in his role as a piano player. More as a composer, conductor and music teacher.

    So he was the founder of the first german musical conservatory in Leipzig and the conductor of the Gewandhausorchester playing in your youtube video ;)

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