Handel and the Politics of The Messiah Essay
Handel and the Politics of The Messiah
Handel, George Frideric
b. Feb. 23, 1685, Halle, Saxony [Germany]
d. April 14, 1759, London, Eng.
German (UNTIL 1715) GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL, OR HAENDEL
German-born English composer of the late Baroque era, noted
particularly for his operas, oratorios, and instrumental compositions.
He wrote the most famous of all oratorios, the Messiah (1741), and