Mendelssohn and the Jews

Botstein, Leon
March 1998
Musical Quarterly;Spring98, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p210
Academic Journal
Comments on the article `The (Self-) Identification of Mendelssohn as Jew,' by Jeffrey Sposato. Falsification in Eric Werner's biography of Mendelssohn; Significance of Sposato's article in three areas; Mendelssohn's view on the name Bartholdy; Psychological and historical explanation for Werner's writing.


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