HANDEL, George Frederick


HANDEL, George Frederick
(1685-1759)
   German musician who became a British citizen in 1726. He is the author of "The Messiah" and many other religious and SECULAR works.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • George Frederick Handel — noun a prolific British baroque composer (born in Germany) remembered best for his oratorio Messiah (1685 1759) • Syn: ↑Handel, ↑George Frideric Handel, ↑Georg Friedrich Handel • Derivationally related forms: ↑Handelian (for: ↑Handel) …   Useful english dictionary

  • George Frederick Root — (30 August, 1820 ndash; 6 August, 1895) was an American songwriter, who found particular fame during the American Civil War.He was born at Sheffield, Massachusetts, and was named after the German born British composer George Frideric Handel. Root …   Wikipedia

  • George Frederick Handel (Roubiliac) — This sculpture of composer George Frederick Handel (1685 1759) is by Louis François Roubiliac (1702 1762). It was commissioned by the impresario Jonathan Tyers for his famous pleasure gardens at Vauxhall. Handel is shown in the guise of Orpheus,… …   Wikipedia

  • George Frederick Handel — n. George Handel (1685 1759), German composer of Baroque music who lived most of his life in England, composer of the oratorio Messiah …   English contemporary dictionary

  • George Frideric Handel — noun a prolific British baroque composer (born in Germany) remembered best for his oratorio Messiah (1685 1759) • Syn: ↑Handel, ↑George Frederick Handel, ↑Georg Friedrich Handel • Derivationally related forms: ↑Handelian (for: ↑Handel) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Handel — noun 1. a prolific British baroque composer (born in Germany) remembered best for his oratorio Messiah (1685 1759) • Syn: ↑George Frideric Handel, ↑George Frederick Handel, ↑Georg Friedrich Handel • Derivationally related forms: ↑Handelian •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • George F. Richardson — George Frederick Richardson (* 1. Juli 1850 in Jamestown, Ottawa County, Michigan; † 1. März 1923 in Bellevue, Washington) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1893 und 1895 vertrat er den Bundesstaat Michigan im US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Händel-Gesellschaft — A title page of Händelgesellschaft volume 1 (1858) …   Wikipedia

  • George — /jawrj/, n. 1. a figure of St. George killing the dragon, esp. one forming part of the insignia of the Order of the Garter. 2. Brit. Slang. any coin bearing the image of St. George. 3. a word formerly used in communications to represent the… …   Universalium

  • Handel — n. family name; George Frederick Handel (1685 1759), German composer of Baroque music who lived most of his life in England, composer of the oratorio Messiah ; George Handel s music …   English contemporary dictionary


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