Person    | Male  Born 23/2/1685  Died 14/4/1759

George Frideric Handel

Categories: Music / songs, Seriously Famous

Countries: Germany

Composer. Born Halle, Germany. Became Kapellmeister to the Elector of Hanover, soon to become George I of Great Britain. Moved to London in 1712. A governor of the Foundling Hospital. Moved into Brook Street in 1723. Here he wrote many works including the Messiah, gained great celebrity and died.

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George Frideric Handel

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Church gates

In 1747 these gates and railings were purchased for this church from Cannons ...

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