Felix Moscheles was the son of the well-known pianist and music teacher Ignaz Moscheles and husband of the painter Margaret Moscheles . His godfather, after whom he was named, was Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy . He attended the St. Thomas School in Leipzig until 1850 . After graduating from high school, he went to Antwerp and later studied sculpture with Auguste Rodin in Paris.
Felix Moscheles became the first President of the London Esperanto Club in 1903 and a founding member of the Lingva Komitato , the forerunner of the Esperanto Academy, in 1905 . He was a pacifist and, as such, was also President of the International Arbitration and Peace Association .
- 1862: When Mamma is out , oil on canvas
- 1864: Portrait of Rose Mary Crawshay & Richard Frederick Crawshay
- 1877: Spanish peasant boy eating an orange , oil on canvas
- 1890: Robert Browning 's Study , Watercolors
- 1891: Hodgson Pratt , oil on canvas
Literary works (selection)
- Patriotism as an incentive to warfare . London: Wertheimer 1870
- In Bohemia with Du Maurier. The first of a series of reminiscences . With 63 original drawings by G. Du Maurier, illustrating the artist's life in the fifties. London: TF Unwin, 1896
- Fragments of an autobiography . London: James Nisbet 1899
- Literature by and about Felix Moscheles in the catalog of the German National Library
- Painting: Portrait of Rose Mary Crawshay (1864)
- Richard Sachse, Karl Ramshorn, Reinhart Herz: The teachers of the Thomasschule in Leipzig 1832-1912. The high school graduates of the Thomas School in Leipzig 1845–1912 . BG Teubner Verlag, Leipzig 1912, p. 24.
- Esperantista Dokumentaro, Issue 1, Paris Aug. 1906, p. 21.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Moscheles, Felix Stone (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||English painter and writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 8, 1833|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||London|
|DATE OF DEATH||December 22, 1917|
|Place of death||Tunbridge Wells|