Fanny Mendelssohn

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Birthday
14, 1805
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 14, 1847 (41)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1805
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 14, 1847 (41)

About

German composer known for being one of the most influential female composers of her time. She is remembered for works like Lied Ohne Worte (Song without Words).

Before Fame

She grew up with Jewish parents but was not raised in the Jewish tradition.

Trivia

Due to prevailing attitudes towards women at the time, she released several of her early compositions under her father's name.

Family Life

Her grandfather is philosopher Moses Mendelssohn.

Associated With

One of her many famous relatives is her brother, composer Felix Mendelssohn.