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The Extraordinary Story of Mendelssohn’s Family and Music in Germany during the Third Reich

Felix Mendelssohn was a passionate Christian. He was also born a Jew. This Film, marking the 200th Anniversary of his birth, tells the extraordinary story of what happened, generations later, both to Mendelssohn’s family and to his music, when the Nazis remembered the Jewish roots of Germany’s most celebrated composer.