G. F. Handel

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G. F. Handel

George Fredrick Handel

Handel was born in 1685

In 1749 Handel composed Music for the Royal Fireworks; 12,000 people attended.

I was born in Halle, Germany.

George's father did not want Fredrick to become a composer

Händel Messiah - Hallelujah Chorus

George snuck instruments into his house to practice, they were very quiet.

Handel moved to Italy for 4 years to learn about Opera.

After he got home to Germany, he was hired as court composer to a prince.

When the English got tired of opera, Handel started composing oratorios.

This is the world's only fully transparent grand piano

Made in the Netherlands


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