Hensel & Demessieux

FANNY HENSEL (1805-1847)

A German pianist and composer of tremendous musical talent and skill like her famous younger brother, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847), Fanny Hensel’s works were heard in Sonntagsmusiken (Sunday musicales) that she hosted at the Hensel home in Berlin, while Felix’s works reached international audiences. Read more in this article.


Permit your ideas to ripen for a long time; gather, gather constantly as one cultivates flowers ... What matter if for an extra drop [of perfume] it is necessary to use hundreds of flowers.