Felix Mendelssohn was a German composer and pianist born in 1809. He was a child prodigy and began composing at a young age. He was well-educated and highly skilled in many areas, including music, literature, and languages.
Mendelssohn received his piano education from some of the most renowned musicians of his time, including Ludwig Berger and Carl Friedrich Zelter.
Mendelssohn’s piano music is known for its technical precision and emotional depth. He often drew inspiration from literature and poetry, and his compositions often had a strong narrative quality. His piano works include a number of solo pieces, such as the “Songs Without Words,” as well as larger-scale works such as piano concertos.