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  Felix Mendelssohn


  About Felix Mendelssohn


By the time he was a teenager, Felix Mendelssohn was already an excellent pianist and composer. And Mendelssohn was very talented in other areas. In addition to German (his native language), Mendelssohn spoke French, English, and Italian. He was also a very good painter. And he became quite famous as a conductor.   [MORE]



WHERE WERE THE COMPOSERS BORN?

WHERE WERE THE COMPOSERS BORN?
Mendelssohn was born in Germany. Find his birth country, as well as that of many other classical composers, with our interactive map.

ROMANTIC PERIOD

ROMANTIC PERIOD
Mendelssohn composed during the Romantic Period. Learn more about other composers and music from this time.

MUSICAL DICTIONARY

MUSICAL DICTIONARY
Mendelssohn wrote his Midsummer Night's Dream Overture at the age if 17. The Classics for Kids interactive dictionary helps you understand the meaning of musical terms like overture and provides examples for listening.

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