Books about

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel

14 nov 1805 (Hamburg) - 14 may 1847 (Berlin)

Books about Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel and his music

bookFrancoise Tillard and Fanny Mendelssohn Fanny Mendelssohn
Amadeus Press, 2003; ISBN 0931340969; 402 pages
This is the first English-language biography of Fanny Mendelssohn, the older sister of Felix Mendelssohn and a gifted composer and pianist in her own right. Under pressure to neglect her talents in favor of her brother, Fanny stifled her career, and most of her 400 compositions have only recently become known. HARDCOVER Price indication: $ 29.21
bookGloria Kamen Hidden Music: The Life of Fanny Mendelssohn
Atheneum Books, 1996; ISBN 068931714X; 82 pages
A profile of the famous musician's highly talented yet largely unnoticed sister explains the difficulties faced by nineteenth-century women in pursuing career goals and describes Fanny's achievements despite hard obstacles. Price indication: $ 7.94
bookFanny Hensel and Marcia J. Citron Letters of Fanny Hensel to Felix Mendelssohn
Pendragon Pr, 1987; ISBN 0918728525; 704 pages Price indication: $ 92.00

Sheet music, libretti, etc.

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Piano Music - Dover Publications

Mendelssohn: 24 Songs, Medium Voice (Alfred Vocal Masterworks Series) - Alfred Publishing Company

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