[Shall hymns of joy and grateful love]

[Shall hymns of joy and grateful love]

Composer: Henry R. Crane; Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Composer: Henry R. Crane

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Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (b. Hamburg, Germany, 1809; d. Leipzig, Germany, 1847) was the son of banker Abraham Mendelssohn and the grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. His Jewish family became Christian and took the Bartholdy name (name of the estate of Mendelssohn's uncle) when baptized into the Lutheran church. The children all received an excellent musical education. Mendelssohn had his first public performance at the age of nine and by the age of sixteen had written several symphonies. Profoundly influenced by J. S. Bach's music, he conducted a performance of the St. Matthew Passion in 1829 (at age 20!) – the first performance since Bach's death, thus reintroducing Bach to the world. Mendelssohn organized the Domchor in Berlin… Go to person page >

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Title: [Shall hymns of joy and grateful love]
Composer: Henry R. Crane
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Incipit: 56537 21761 763
Copyright: Public Domain

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