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  Fanny Mendelssohn
Fanny Cacilie Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (November 14, 1805 - May 14, 1847), later Fanny Hensel, was a German pianist and amateur composer.
Born in Hamburg, Fanny benefited from the same musical education and upbringing as her better known brother.
Fanny Mendelssohn died in Berlin in 1847 of a stroke suffered while rehearsing one of her brother's oratorios.
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 Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
Fanny was born to a prosperous family of the Jewish intelligentsia in Hamburg, granddaughter of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn.
As an adult, Fanny's musical activities focused around the family salon, where music was presented on a weekly basis.
The Mendelssohn home was one of the major cultural establishments of Berlin, and Fanny composed the overwhelming majority of her music for these Sunday performances.
www.wwnorton.com /classical/composers/hensel.htm   (599 words)

 Sleeve Notes - Fanny Mendelssohn: Songs
Madame Hensel was a musician beyond comparison, a remarkable pianist, and a woman of superior mind; small and thin in person but with an energy that showed itself in her deep eyes and in her fiery glance.
Fanny Hensel realised her gift for song-writing early on and it was into this that she poured most of her creativity, producing around three hundred songs.
Fanny Hensel's sudden death in May 1847 had a powerful and complex effect on Felix which included some guilt at not actively encouraging her to publish.
www.hyperion-records.co.uk /notes/67110.html   (3057 words)

 Life & Music
Fanny Mendelssohn, born 14th November 1805, was the eldest child of Abraham Mendelssohn (1776-1835) and Lea Salomon (1777-1842).
Fanny confided in her diary that she knew in her heart that Felix did not like the situation, but at last he had offered "a word of encouragement".
Lieder Fur Das Pianoforte By Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.
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 FSU College of Music . Academic Programs . Historical Musicology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The International Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Conference offers the occasion for a major celebration of this important composer, performer, and cultural leader in the music of her time and place.
Among Hensel’s important activities her leadership of the family’s musical salon earns her an important place in the understanding of the cultural life of the time.
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel merits study for her music itself, her place in her family and society, and her representation of the position of a woman in her historical and cultural context.
music.fsu.edu /hensel/main.htm   (298 words)

 Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel(1805-1847) was born in Hamburg, Germany, the eldest of four children.
Fanny's grandfather, Moses Mendelssohn was a leading Jewish philosopher, yet her parents converted to Protestantism when her younger brother, Felix, was a child.
He agreed with his father when Fanny was cautioned to focus on "the only calling for a young woman - that of a housewife." Yet, he was supportive of her creative endeavors, and he often asked her advice on musical matters.
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 Fanny hensel
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 Fanny Mendelssohn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fanny Cäcilie Mendelssohn (November 14, 1805 – May 14, 1847), later Fanny Hensel, was a German pianist and composer, and was the sister of Felix Mendelssohn; they were both the grandchildren of the distinguished Jewish philosopher, Moses Mendelssohn.
Fanny benefited from the same musical education and upbringing as her brother Felix, sharing a number of his music tutors, including Zelter.
Portraits of Anomaly: Nannerl Mozart, Fanny Mendelssohn, Clara Schumann
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 Tribute to Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel - Creative Keyboard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Fanny continued to compose and was content to perform her pieces, conduct and accompany singers at the Sunday concerts.
Year's ago Fanny's father had written her a letter that stated she must not even consider a career in music, that her place was to be a wife and mother.
On either side of Fanny's tombstone there are white crosses which are on top of her brother on the left and her husband on the right side.
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 Discount Fanny CDs on FindUsedCDs.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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 Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Fanny and her husband travelled to Rome in 1839; trip influenced her greatly: contact with many other musicians and artists; she was much admired by them as composer and performer, she was also a representative of German culture at a basically French school
Fanny’s harmony was more progressive than that of many of her contemporaries
Family had musical gatherings on Sundays: Fanny performed (it was "okay" because it was a private performing venue).
www.uwsp.edu /music/pholland/320/Hensel.htm   (270 words)

 200th birthday of Fanny Hensel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Fanny Hensel, née Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1805-1847), has been long and unjustly overlooked as a serious composer, despite a considerable and impressive oeuvre comprising numerous piano pieces, innumerable songs, duets, trios, a cappella choral works, chamber music for different instruments, an overture, an oratorio and several major cantatas.
Overshadowed by the glory of her younger brother, Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), she was writing music at a time when it was considered unsuitable for a woman of the upper middle classes to have ambitions as a professional musician.
In 1829, after a courtship of several years, she married the painter Wilhelm Hensel who was a good deal more supportive of her composing.
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 Fanny Hensel geb. Mendelssohn - Leben und Werk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Fanny Hensel née Mendelssohn (1805-1847), for instance, composed more than 400 works only 10 of which were published during her lifetime.
As the publisher of almost all of Fanny Mendelssohn's works which are available in print today the FURORE Verlag has played an important role in the fact that Felix Mendelssohn's sister is not known of throughout the world.
Here you are: Fanny Hensel's biography, her music, books and performance material.
www.fanny-hensel.com   (84 words)

 Ph.D. Dissertation Abstracts
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847) was a composer, performer, and conductor of unusual talents in nineteenth-century Prussia.
Since Fanny Hensel was denied a professional career as a composer because she was a woman, this paper describes: (1) nineteenth-century attitudes toward women, (2) female relatives who served as models for Hensel, and (3) the musical heritage passed down through her mother’s family.
The published letters and diaries are reexamined for facts about her influence on Gounod, the importance of her performances of Bach, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn to the nineteenth-century popularity of these composers, and her feelings on the restrictions placed on her as a woman.
www.uky.edu /FineArts/Music/musicology/research/abstracts/quin.php   (373 words)

 Fanny Cécile Mendelssohn - Classical music composer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Lieder Fur Das Pianoforte By Fanny Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.
So wrote Felix Mendelssohn of his sister Fanny, in a letter to their mother dated 1837 Four years older than her brother, Fanny's own musical genius is undisputed.
On October 3, 1829, Fanny Mendelssohn married the painter Wilhelm Hensel.
www.classical-composers.org /comp/mendelsf   (1005 words)

 Fanny Hensel - Wikipedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Fanny Hensel war Nachfahrin des berühmten jüdischen Philosophen Moses Mendelssohn und entstammte auch mütterlicherseits einer hochtalentierten Musikerinnenfamilie.
Schon 1819 erhielten Fanny und Felix Kompositions- und Tonsatzunterricht bei Carl Friedrich Zelter.
Konzertiert werden durfte sehr wohl, jedoch nicht in der Öffentlichkeit und keineswegs für Geld.
de.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Fanny_Mendelssohn   (1290 words)

 Fanny Hensel Faksimile
The unique aesthetic design which Fanny and Wilhelm Hensel gave their fair copy of the piano cycle ‘The Year’, makes us suddenly aware how rigorously our usual note editions are confined to the presentation of the mere note text.
The publishing company Furore Verlag celebrates the 200 anniversary of Fanny Hensel with a jubilee edition featuring the facsimile print of an illustrated autograph of Fanny Hensel’s piano cycle ‘The Year’, 12 Character Pieces for Fortepiano, which was only recently made accessible to the public and is probably Fanny Hensel’s most adopted work.
The fair copy illustrated by Wilhelm Hensel was purchased by the Mendelssohn Archives in 1997, and experts have referred to it ever since as a „magnificent“ edition (Eleonore Büning in the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung).
www.fannyhensel.de /hensel_eng/faks.html   (414 words)

 Amazon.com: "Fanny Hensel": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
indeed, from his talented sister Fanny Hensel, whose own piano Lieder began to appear in print toward the end of her life (in 1846 and 1847), we...
Fanny Hensel, Rebecka Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Henriette Voigt, Ottilie von Goethe, Adele Schopenhauer, Wilhelmine Schrbder-Devrient, Rahel Varnhagen von Ense, Pauline von Schtzel, Charlotte...
The Power of Class: Fanny Hensel NANCY B. REICH "Had Madame Hensel been a poor man's daughter, she must have become known to the world by...
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 International Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Conference, Tallahassee, FL, November 2005
International Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Conference The year 2005 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (born 14 November 1805).
To celebrate the occasion in the best musical and scholarly fashion, the International Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Conference will be held 13-15 November 2005 at The Florida State University.
She married the Berlin court painter Wilhelm Hensel, who produced exquisite portraits of the members of the Mendelssohn family as well as illustrations accompanying some of the manuscripts of Fanny's music.
www.sun.rhbnc.ac.uk /Music/Conferences/05-b-fmh.html   (348 words)

Fanny Hensel: piano music and Lieder, with Françoise Tillard (Paris); April Fredrick and Briony Williams (Royal Academy of Music)
Fanny Hensel's Piano Sonata in G minor (1843)'
Nancy Reich, ‘The Diaries of Fanny Hensel and Clara Wieck, 1829-1840: A Study in Contrasts’
www.music.ox.ac.uk /fanny_hensel.shtml   (484 words)

 Essentials of Music - Composers
She told him how much she liked his songs, and asked if she could sing her favorite -- "Italien" from his Op.8 collection.
She received early musical training from her mother, and like her younger brother studied composition with C.F. Zelter, who introduced her to the music of J.S. Bach.
These qualities carry over into her "songs without words" -- piano pieces in the style of the Lied.
www.essentialsofmusic.com /composer/hensel.html   (621 words)

 "Faust by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: An American Premiere"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Set for Soprano solo, SSAA soli, SSAA chorus, and piano, Fanny Hensel's Faust is based on the opening stanzas 4613-4678 of Part II, Act I of Goethe's Faust.
The role of the piano is vital in setting the mood of each contrasting section and the virtuosic demands placed upon the performer reflect Fanny Hensel's skill as a pianist.
Irene Brychcin is a member of the soprano section of the Professional Core of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh as well as a professional freelance clarinetist.
www.iawm.org /articles_html/Brychcin_Faust.html   (574 words)

 Celebrate the Bicentennial Birthday of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Relegated to a life of obscurity by a repressive patriarchy, overshadowed by famous brother Felix, and published for many years only under his name, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel blossomed as a composer and performer in concerts held in her home.
Exactly two hundred years since her birth, Hensel’s life is celebrated by a pair of faculty recitals on November 12 and 14, presented by Westminster College soprano Anne Hagan Bentz, Geneva College tenor David Kenneth Smith, and pianist Marie Libal-Smith, of Carnegie Mellon University and Westminster College.
In the style of the Sonntagsmusik performances that Hensel produced, these performers will present a wide variety of her German art song Lieder, with full English translation, and close with one of Hensel’s vocal duets.
www.geneva.edu /~dksmith/clara/fannymendelssohnhensel.html   (194 words)

 FSU College of Music . Academic Programs . Historical Musicology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Evening concert featuring music by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, performed by artists on the faculty of The Florida State University School of Music.
Monika Hennemann (Birmingham University): “Charmed by heavenly harmonies”: Johanna Kinkel’s Recollections of Fanny Hensel
Robin Wildstein Garvin (The Florida State University): “Shaken as he is to the heart’s core”: The Death of Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s String Quartet, Op.
www.music.fsu.edu /hensel/program.htm   (365 words)

It had been Fanny Hensel's childhood dream: when her parents, on journey to Switzerland in 1822, decided to turn around as they reached the foot of the San Gottardo, and not to cross the mountains to Italy, the 16 year old made the resolution to return one day and realize this trip to the South.
However, it would take another 17 years for her plan to be put into practice.
Fanny and Wilhelm Hensel both treasured their happy memories of this voyage.
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 Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn 1805-1847 books, find the lowest prices
Mendelssohn[s] Schwester Fanny Hensel : Musikerin, Komponistin, Dirigentin
Das Verborgene Band : Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Und Seine Schwester Fanny Hensel Ausstellung Der Musikabteilung Der Staatsbibliothek Zu Berlin--Preussischer Kulturbesitz Zum 150.
Die Kompositionen Fanny Hensels in Autographen Und Abschriften Aus Dem Besitz Der Staatsbibliothek Zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz : Katalog
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 Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: Nachtreigen (Choral-Mixed a cappella) at Musicroom.com - Sheet Music for Musicians
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Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: Piano Trio in D minor (Trio - Piano)
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: 6 Pieces from 1824-1827 (Piano solo)
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