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Telemann

[tey-luh-mahn] /ˈteɪ ləˌmɑn/
noun
1.
Georg Philipp
[gey-awrk fee-lip,, fil-ip] /geɪˌɔrk ˈfi lɪp,, ˈfɪl ɪp/ (Show IPA),
1681–1767, German composer.
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  • A guess may be hazarded that he obtained them through his old friend Telemann at Hamburg.

    Handel Edward J. Dent
  • Later on it was set to music again by two of Handel's former friends, first by Telemann, and then by Mattheson.

    Handel Edward J. Dent
  • Telemann appears to have been a keen gardener, and had evidently asked Handel to send him some rare plants.

    Handel Edward J. Dent
  • About this time he became conductor of the Musical Union, which had been founded by Telemann, but even here troubles arose.

    Bach

    Charles Francis Abdy Williams
  • Telemann was, even more than Handel, a painter in music, and was more celebrated than Handel for his realistic effects.

    Handel Romain Rolland
  • About this time Handel formed a friendship with a young student named Telemann, who was studying law at Leipzig.

    Story-Lives of Great Musicians Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  • Curiously enough, Telemann's history up to this point bore a close resemblance to that of Handel.

    Story-Lives of Great Musicians Francis Jameson Rowbotham
British Dictionary definitions for Telemann

Telemann

/German ˈteːləman/
noun
1.
Georg Philipp (ˈɡeːɔrk ˈfiːlɪp). 1681–1767, German composer, noted for his prolific output
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