George Frideric Handel

By: Lincoln Gammage

About

NAME: George Handel

OCCUPATION: Composer

BIRTH DATE: February 23, 1685

DEATH DATE: April 14, 1759

EDUCATION: University of Halle

PLACE OF BIRTH: Halle, Germany

PLACE OF DEATH: London, United Kingdom

George Frideric Handel's - Water Music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kuw8YjSbKd4

George Frideric Handel - Ombra Mai Fu (HD/HQ Audio)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIwvBwZBxP8

George Frideric Handel - Water Music - Orchestre Paul Kuentz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tVmjN1y0Ek

General Life Info

Baroque composer George Handel was born February 23, 1685, in Halle, Germany. In 1704 Handel made his debut as an opera composer with Almira. He produced several operas with the Royal Academy of Music before forming the New Royal Academy of Music in 1727. When Italian operas fell out of fashion, he started composing oratorios, including Messiah. George Handel died April 14, 1759, in London, England.