On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1847

Person of interestFelix Mendelssohn

Nov 4 (Jacob Ludwig) Felix Mendelssohn [Bartholdy], German composer and pianist (Italian Symphony; Songs Without Words), dies at 38, after a series of strokes

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • Nov 29 Marcus Whitman, American physician and missionary (Oregon Trail), dies at 45