George Frideric Handel
The Baroque Master
Grand and dramatic. Known for his majestic oratorios, including "Messiah" and "Water Music."
I should be sorry if I only entertained them. I wished to make them better.
George Frideric Handel was a German-born composer who later became a naturalized British citizen. His works epitomize the Baroque era with their rich harmonies, elaborate melodies, and powerful choral writing. Handel's music continues to inspire awe and admiration.
Messiah, "Water Music," "Music for the Royal Fireworks"
April 14, 1759
February 23, 1685