George Frideric Handel

Handel George Frideric

George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel was a German, later British, composer of Baroque Age who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos. Handel was strongly influenced both by the great composers of the Italian Baroque and by the middle-German polyphonic choral tradition and composed more than forty operas in over thirty years.

Name George Frideric Handel
Country England, Germany
Birth date
Birth place Halle-upon-Saale, Duchy of Magdeburg, Brandenburg-Prussia
Death date
Death place London, England
Music time period Baroque, Classical
Instruments harpsichord, oboe, organ

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