Monthly Archives: November 2015

Fanny Hensel Composition Prize Concert

Who was Fanny Hensel? Is that what I hear you asking? Well! Hamburg-born Fanny Hensel (1805 – 1847) was the musically-gifted eldest sister of composer Felix Mendelssohn. Although she wrote about 500 musical compositions, she was not permitted to pursuit it professionally, largely due to the fact that her father believed that “Music should be an […]