George Frideric Handle

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George Frideric Handle

George was born in Germany. His father's name was Georg Handle and his mother's name was Dorothea Taust. His father was a barber-surgeon while his mother did not work. His mother was a pastors daughter, therefore George's grandfather was a pastor.

George's Works

Messiah is the most famous compostion that George made. It is an oratorio which is a musical work.The Alchemist is another one of his works. This peice is a song.Nero is one of George's many operas. All of the music that went to this opera is not lost.

Time Era

George was around in the Baroque era. The Baroque era was around the years of 1600 to 1750.

Extra Facts

-George was born in Germany, but he died in England.-He always wanted to study music, but his father thought that it was a waste of time and would not make any money.-His father wanted him to be a lawyer. -George's father died when he was only 12 years old.

George Frideric Handle(1685-1759)

George's Backround

Timeline

1685 - George was born.1702- He went to college.1705-He made his first opera.1710-He moved to London.1741-He wrote Messiah.1759-George died.

Messiah


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