Felix Mendelssohn

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Felix Mendelssohn
"Scherzo" from A Midsummer Night's Dream


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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.

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. In Latin, Felix means

horse

free

happy

sick

sad


2.Which country inspired one of Mendelssohn's Symphonies?

Russia

Mexico

China

Italy

Peru


3. Felix performed music and plays with his older sister. What was her name?

Mary

Fanny

Anne

Elizabeth

Susan


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