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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: From Felix to Fanny

Forte piano at the Fanny & Felix Mendelssohn Museum in Hamburg, Germany Via Wikimedia Commons, author Ymnes

Felix Mendelssohn had a close relationship with his older sister, Fanny. So when she died unexpectedly at age 41, Felix was devastated. He said he would never get over her death. On today's show, hear the piece that Mendelssohn dedicated to his dear departed sister.

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