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Fanny Mendelssohn

Fanny Cécilie Mendelssohn’s dad, Abraham, was a booming banker. When Napoleon’s soldiers occupied Hamburg in 1811, the Jewish family members relocated to Berlin. There, in 1816, Fanny and her youthful brother Felix had been baptized as Lutherans. Both talented youngsters had been brought up within an extremely rousing atmosphere and …

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