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Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759), composer

Donald Burrows

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12192
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759), composer

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Family and education | Professional experience in Halle and Hamburg | Italy, 1707-1709 | Hanover and London, 1710-1715 | London and Cannons, 1715-1720 | The Royal Academy of Music, 1720-1727 | Extending the academy, 1727-1734 | Rivalries in London, 1733-1741 | Dublin, 1741-1742 | The oratorio composer, 1743-1749 | The final decade, 1749-1759 | Personality and achievements | Commemoration and influence | Twentieth-century reputation and interpretation

Reference Entry.  16451 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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