Famous Composers: Handel - A Concise Biography

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Biographical and musical overview of GF Handel (1685-1759). Born in the small German town of Halle, Handel's musical gift was evident from a young age. After playing the organ in his local church he moved to Hamburg where he pursued his goal of becoming a composer of operas. He was very successful from the outset and this continued for the rest of life.