"Without any question at all, the ONLY up-to-date biography about Mendelssohn, and also the fullest biography ever written about him, is R. Larry Todd's Mendelssohn: A Life in Music,
which is well-written, and full of information about the musicas well as the circumstances of his life."--Steve Ledbetter, Orchestralist
About the Author
R. Larry Todd was hailed in The New York Times as "the dean of Mendelssohn scholars in the United States". A Professor of Musicology at Duke University, he has published widely on Mendelssohn and his time, and on nineteenth-century music.