Baroque master known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos. He was forever immortalized for “Messiah” from 1742.
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|FULL NAME:||George Frideric Handel|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 23, 1685|
|AGE:||335 years old|
George Frideric Handel is a Composer. His father worked as a barber-surgeon in the court of Saxe-Weissenfels and the Margraviate of Brandenburg. He had to secretly play the clavichord when his family slept, because his father intended for him to study law. He was hired as violinist and harpsichordist for the Hamburg Oper am Gänsemarkt’s orchestra, where he met such famous composers as Johann Mattheson, Christoph Graupner, and Reinhard Keiser.
DID YOU KNOW His works “Water Music,” “Music for the Royal Fireworks, and “Alexander’s Feast” continued to be popular centuries after his body was laid to rest in Westminster Abbey.
FACT His oeuvre was diligently studied by such future greats as Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Currently, George Frideric Handel is 335 years old. He will celebrate his 336th birthday on a Friday, February 23rd. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
George Frideric Handel’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pieces’ life pursuit is to avoid feeling alone and instead feel connected to others and the world at large and a secret desire to live their dreams and turn fantasies into realities. People of this zodiac sign like to be alone, sleeping, music, romance, swimming, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise, musical, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyr. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces are Virgo, Taurus.
George Frideric Handel was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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