Have you ever tried to imagine the first wedding march? Well, this song was written and performed by 19-year-old Felix Mendelssohn during his student days. The melody is based on a Latin tune from the 16th century, but the text for this march was written by Felix Mendelssohn himself.
Wedding March Sheet Music by Mendelssohn
Mendelssohn was a German-Jewish composer, who lived from 1809 to 1847. He was best known for his mastery of the keyboard and other musical instruments, as well as his work on the musical system. In 1840, he founded an opera house in Leipzig and directed it until 1844.