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The World's Greatest Music
His Wedding March is heard as brides walk down the aisle all over the world - but what else is there to know about Felix Mendelssohn?
Between the ages of 12 and 14, Mendelssohn wrote 12 string symphonies influenced by Bach, Beethoven and Mozart. His first published work, a piano quartet, was written by the time he was 13. At 15 he composed his first symphony. The following year, Mendelssohn completed his String Octet in E-flat major, the first work that demonstrated his true genius.
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