Handel

[han-dl]
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noun

George Fri·de·ric [free-der-ik, -drik] /ˈfri dər ɪk, -drɪk/Georg Friedrich Händel, 1685–1759, German composer in England after 1712.

Also Hän·del [hen-dl] /ˈhɛn dl/.

Related formsHan·del·i·an [han-del-ee-uh n, -dee-lee, -del-yuh n, -deel-yuh n] /hænˈdɛl i ən, -ˈdi li, -ˈdɛl yən, -ˈdil yən/, adjective

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Handel

noun

George Frederick. German name Georg Friedrich Händel. 1685–1759, German composer, resident in England, noted particularly for his oratorios, including the Messiah (1741) and Samson (1743). Other works include over 40 operas, 12 concerti grossi, organ concertos, chamber and orchestral music, esp Water Music (1717)
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