George Frideric Handel

Famous Baroque Era Composer

When He Was Born

George Frideric Handel was born February 23rd 1685 in Halle,Germany. He died of a failed eye surgery on April 14th,1759 in London,England.

2 Facts About Family

-Handel's father did not want him to study his music he wanted him to become a lawyer.

-His mother encouraged him to to follow his music

Händel Messiah - Hallelujah Chorus

This would have been Handel's most famous piece.

Why We Think He's Still Famous Today

We think this composer is still famous today because of the song messiah is still very popular today in Christianity because of the chorus hallelujah.