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  1. George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (/ ˈ h æ n d əl /; baptised Georg Friedrich Händel, German: [ˈɡeːɔʁk ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈhɛndl̩] (); 23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a German-British Baroque composer well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, concerti grossi, and organ concertos.

  2. George Frideric Handel, German (until 1715) Georg Friedrich Händel, Händel also spelled Haendel, (born February 23, 1685, Halle, Brandenburg [Germany]—died April 14, 1759, London, England), German-born English composer of the late Baroque era, noted particularly for his operas, oratorios, and instrumental compositions. He wrote the most famous of all oratorios, Messiah (1741), and is also ...

  3. Mar 22, 2016 · George Frideric Handel was born on February 23, 1685, to Georg and Dorothea Handel of Halle, Saxony, Germany. From an early age, Handel longed to study music, but his father objected, doubting ...

  4. Alternative Names/Transliterations: Georg Friederich Händel, Georg Friedrich Haendel, George Frideric Hendel, Georges-Frédéric Haendel (fr), Georg Friedrich Händel, George Frederick Handel, Γεώργιος Φρειδερίκος Χαίντελ (grk), Георг-Фридрих Гендель (rus), (ar) جورج فريدريك هاندل, 格奥尔格·弗里德里希·亨德尔 (chi,zho ...

  5. Handel. A Biographical Introduction; Chronology; Anecdotes; Worklist. The Editions; The Catalogue; By Composition Genre and Title; HWV 1 to 42; HWV 43 to 100; HWV 101 to 200; HWV 201 to 300; HWV 301 to 400; HWV 401 to 558; HWV 559 to 612; HWV Appendix and HWV deest; Assembled Works (e.g., Opus numbers) Spurious & Misattributed Works; Messiah ...

  6. George Frideric Handel's operas comprise 42 musical dramas that were written between 1705 and 1741 in various genres.Though his large scale English language works written for the theatre are technically oratorios and not operas, several of them, such as Semele (1743), have become an important part of the opera repertoire.

  7. Händel [Handel], Friedrich Georg. Halle 1685 - London 1759 . Biography [...] In contrast to the almost universal esteem accorded Bach’s fugues since at least the early 19th century, those of Handel have been somewhat neglected. Handel’s focus on opera and oratorio, and the relative paucity of keyboard music from his pen, result in a very small number of pieces designated ‘fugue’, the ...

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