Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-47), composer, by William Hensel, 1840
Clara Schumann - Composer, pianist, and mother
Felix Mendelssohn wrote twelve string symphonies between the ages of 12 and 14. As an adult he wrote five mature symphonies, the most famous being #3 ("Scottish"), #4 ("Italian") and #5 ("Reformation").
Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix's sister and a composer in her own right. Portrait by her husband Wilhelm Hensel.
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy [born Felix Mendelssohn] (1809-1847), photograph (1872), by Friedrich Bruckmann (1814-1898), of a painting (1870), by Carl Jäger (1833-1887), after a painting (1846), by Eduard Magnus (1799-1872).