George Friderick Handel.Born at Halle in Saxony. 24 Feby. 1682; Died at London 13 April 1759.
Stipple, frontispiece?, sheet 190 x 160mm. 7½ x 6¼". Trimmed into plate at left and right.
George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759), composer, in an oval. Born in Saxony, Handel settled in London in 1712 where for nearly fifty years he poured out opera, oratorios, concertos and occasional music. His Messiah, first performed in Dublin in 1742, became a national institution within his lifetime. After Thomas Hudson (1701 - 1779).
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