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ˈmɛn dl sənmendelssohn

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  1. Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn, Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdynoun

    German musician and romantic composer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)


  1. mendelssohn

    Mendelssohn refers to Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847), a German composer, pianist, and conductor during the early Romantic period. He is widely-known for his innovative symphonies, concertos, chamber music, and vocal pieces. Some of his most famous works include the overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream and the Symphony No. 4 in A major, more commonly known as the Italian Symphony.

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  1. Mendelssohn

    Wrote a tune which is usually played when a man goes to his fate.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mendelssohn is ranked #157234 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mendelssohn surname appeared 103 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Mendelssohn.

    94.1% or 97 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mendelssohn in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mendelssohn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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