File MS-5-2, Box 1, Folder 25 - Letters from Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Letter from Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy to Edward Deorient Letter from Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy to Professor Hildebrand Transcription of a letter from Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy to J.H. Kufferath Transcription of a letter from Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy to J.H. Kufferath

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Letters from Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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MS-5-2, Box 1, Folder 25

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  • 1834, 1839-1840 (Creation)
    Mendelssohn, Felix

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7 pages

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Felix Mendelssohn was a Romantic-era German composer, pianist, and conductor. In addition to his own compositions, he is known for his revival of Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew's Passion in 1829.

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File contains two letters from Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (dated 1839) accompanied by one transcription and one translation of other original letters not in the collection (dated 1840).

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  • English
  • German

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The original letters are written in German with one transcription of another letter in English.

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  • English

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