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Handel, George Frideric (1685–1759), composer

Donald Burrows

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12192

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Handel, George Frideric (1685–1759), composer, was born on 23 February 1685 at his family's home on the corner of Kleine Ulrichstrasse and Grosser Schlamm (now Grosse Nikolaistrasse) in Halle-an-der-Saale, then recently transferred from Saxony to Brandenburg. He was the second son of Georg Händel (1622–1697)...

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Subjects: Composition

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