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Full Name: Georg Friedrich Händel
Description: Composer, Germany
Known For: His most famous work, the Messiah oratorio with its "Hallelujah" chorus
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Classical
Location: Germany
Web Site: http://www.clickitticket.com/handel.html
Date Born: 23rd February 1658
Location Born: Halle, Germany
Date Died: 14th April 1759
Location Died: London, United Kingdom
Cause Of Death: Not known
Memorial: He was buried in Westminster Abbey, recognized in England and by many in Germany as the greatest composer of his day.
Summary: Handel was born in Halle in the Duchy of Magdeburg (province of Brandenburg-Prussia) to Georg and Dorothea Händel in 1685, the same year that both Johann Sebastian Bach and Domenico Scarlatti were born.
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