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Mendelssohn, Felix [(mend-l-suhn)]

A nineteenth-century German composer and performer. Besides symphonies, overtures, and concertos, Mendelssohn composed oratorios, notably Elijah, and the incidental music for a production of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream.

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