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Pictures of
Felix Mendelssohn

German composer
(1809-47)



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Mendelssohn music includes the Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Hebrides overture; the Scottish Symphony; the Italian Symphony; and the oratorios St. Paul and Elijah.


Felix Mendelssohn


Felix Mendelssohn in 1846.

This is a cropped version of an oil painting of the composer that was painted in 1846 by Eduard Magnus (1799-1872). The painting may be seen at the Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany.


Felix Mendelssohn - 1829 (image)

Felix Mendelssohn (full name: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy).

This is an 1829 watercolor by James Warren Childe
(1778-1862). It is currently held in a private collection.


Celine Jeanrenaud (image)

Cécile Mendelssohn Bartholdy (neé Cécile Jeanrenaud), whom Felix Mendelssohn married in 1837. Their marriage was a happy one and they had five children.

This is a copy of an 1846 oil painting by Eduard Magnus (1799-1872). The current location of this painting is the Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany.






Jenny Lind (image)

A photo of Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind (1820-1887), which was probably taken during the 1840s. It was in this period that Lind became the protégée and close friend of Felix Mendelssohn."

This original of this photo is located in the Nordiska museet (Nordic Museum), Stockholm,
Sweden.


Study of Felix Mendelssohn in Leipzig (image)

Felix Mendelssohn's study in Leipzig, Germany.
Photo: Zarafa, 2006.


Manuscript of Mendelssohn's Elijah (image)

Manuscript of Felix Mendelssohn's "Elijah", Introduction and overture, arranged for piano duet (1847). The manuscript is written in the composer's own handwriting.

It is currently located in the Moldenhauer Archives, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, United States.





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Note: This picture gallery page includes drawings, paintings, photos and images of Felix Mendelssohn, his music, activities, friends and family, and the various places where the composer lived and wrote.


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