George Frideric Handel

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a prolific British baroque composer (born in Germany) remembered best for his oratorio Messiah (1685-1759)

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Following the Prayers and the Blessing, the wedding party recessed to "Allegro from Concerto in F Major" by George Frederic Handel.
ACK in 1741, George Frederic Handel composed The Messiah in a fever-pitch inspiration of just 24 days.
George Frederic Handel is buried in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey; his statue shows him composing at a table with the score of Messiah open before him at the aria: "I know that my Redeemer liveth.
d'Alvito," and in his biography of Handel, John Mainwaring noted that the work was composed at the request of a Donna Laura (Memoirs of the Life of the Late George Frederic Handel [London: R.
NEW YORK A New York City Opera presentation of the opera in two acts with music by George Frederic Handel and libretto by John Gay, Alexander Pope and John Hughes, after Ovid's "Metamorphoses.