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Tag: Felix Mendelssohn

Fanny Mendelssohn: The Unsung Melody of Genius

In the shadows of classical music’s history, the melody of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s genius has long awaited its rightful place in the spotlight. Sheila Hayman, through her cinematic lens, brings to light the struggles and triumphs of her great-great-great-grandmother, Fanny, whose compositions remained under the veil of her brother Felix’s fame, challenging the enduring biases within the classical music narrative.