Mendelssohn, Felix Full name Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. 1809-1847. German conductor, pianist, and writer of works characterized by mental restraint and ancient form, like the Italian (1833) and Scotch (1842) symphonies.
Mendelssohn, Moses 1729-1786. German philosopher noted for their writings in the inborn ability of humans to identify beauty, truth, and goodness. His influence and works assisted the absorption of Jews into German society.
German musician and intimate writer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)