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Handel (ˈhændəl Pronunciation for Handel

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noun

  1. 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)

Example Sentences Including 'Handel'

A proposal to clean up the charred rubble remaining on the Handel property was rejected by those who felt that was not appropriate.
Globe and Mail (2003)
AS A young man Handel Evans faced the choice of two careers, music and art.
Independent (1999)
By the time of its closure in 1985 it had staged eighteen Handel operas.
Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)
Handel expert Christopher Hogwood joins Donald Macleod for a week on the work of the composer (above) during his time in London.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
I bought him a tape of Handel 's `Messiah" for Christmas and he's been listening to it on his headphones all morning.
MacNeill, Alastair Code Breaker
Mr. Handel was prone to dark, angry rages directed toward her, she said.
Globe and Mail (2003)
My father made me sing soprano solo in Handel 's Messiah before the days of my defection to rock'n'roll.
Weldon, Fay Splitting
Sarah particularly wanted the one Kiri Te Kanawa sang at Princess Diana's wedding, Handel 's `Let the Bright Seraphim".
Various Looking For the Spark
`This is the first evidence that spiders can increase plants" fitness in terms of seed production," says Handel.
New Scientist (1999)

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