|Birth Day:||February 8, 1833|
|Death Date:||Dec 22, 1917 (age 84)|
As per our current Database, Felix Moscheles died on Dec 22, 1917 (age 84).
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His paintings were viewed throughout Paris, Antwerp, and London.
Born on 8 February 1833 in London in to a German Jewish family, Felix Moscheles was the son of the well-known pianist and music teacher Ignaz Moscheles. The family settled in London during the early 1800s, where his father taught at the Royal Philharmonic Society. The family converted to Christianity after the move to England. His godfather, after whom he was named, was the composer Felix Mendelssohn, who had been a pupil of his father. In the 1840s, Mendelssohn founded Leipzig Conservatory and Moscheles' father took on a teaching post there. Felix attended the St. Thomas School and went on to study art. His paintings were exhibited in Paris, Antwerp and London. Felix Moscheles studied painting with Jozef Van Lerius.
He married painter Margaret Moscheles (née Sobernheim) in 1875 in Germany. Together they spent the winter of 1893 in traveling in North Africa, which inspired a body of artwork.
In 1903 Felix Moscheles became the first president of the London Esperanto club. He was a pacifist and internationalist, and as such also served as president of the International Arbitration and Peace Association. He was involved in attempts to develop international dispute resolution protocols at the Hague.
Currently, Felix Moscheles is 188 years, 4 months and 14 days old. Felix Moscheles will celebrate 189th birthday on a Tuesday 8th of February 2022.
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