Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel(1805-1847), German composer, sister of Felix Mendelssohn, studied music in Berlin, considered equal in music talent to Felix, but her father objected to a public career for her as unsuitable. She married the painter Wilhelm Hensel, who encouraged her musical pursuits. She composed piano pieces, songs and chamber music.

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