Meaning of Mendelssohn

Men•dels•sohn

Pronunciation: (men'dl-sun Ger. men'dul-zōn&sec), [key]
— n.
  1. (Jacob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy), 1809–47, German composer.
  2. his grandfather,1729–86, German philosopher.
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