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Handel [Händel, Hendel], George Frideric [Georg Friederich]locked

  • Anthony Hicks


(b Halle, Feb 23, 1685; d London, April 14, 1759). English composer of German birth. Though consistently acknowledged as one of the greatest composers of his age, his reputation from his death to the early 20th century rested largely on the knowledge of a small number of orchestral works and oratorios, ...

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