Fanny Hensel

Fanny Hensel Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    14th November 1805
  • Died
    14th May 1947
  • Birthplace
    Hamburg, Germany

Fanny Mendelssohn (later Fanny Mendelssohn Bartholdy and, after her marriage, Fanny Hensel) was a German composer and pianist, sister to the composer Felix Mendelssohn. Fanny Mendelssohn composed over 460 pieces of music. Her compositions include a piano trio and several books of solo piano pieces and songs. A number of her songs were originally published under Felix's name in his opus 8 and 9 collections. Her piano works are often in the manner of songs, and many carry the name Lied ohne Worte (Song without Words).

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Nocturne in G minor Nocturne Piano
3 Mélodies, Op.4 Piano piece Piano
3 Mélodies, Op.5 Piano piece Piano
4 Lieder for Piano, Op.2 Piano piece Piano
4 Lieder for Piano, Op.6 Piano piece Piano
4 Lieder for Piano, Op.8 Piano piece Piano
Pastorella Piano piece Piano
3 Lieder Song Voice(s) and Piano
3 Songs Song Voice(s) and Piano
5 Lieder, Op.10 Song Voice(s) and Piano
6 Lieder, Op.1 Song Voice(s) and Piano
6 Lieder, Op.9 Song Voice(s) and Piano
Gartenlieder, Op.3 Song Choir
Gebet in der Christnacht Song Voice(s) and Piano
Sehnsucht nach Italien Song Voice(s) and Piano
Piano Trio, Op. 11 Trio Chamber group
Walzer Waltz Piano 4 hands