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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 (composer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1685 - 1759

Biography

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), composer.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Fonds

MS score, Select airs of Handell's, by an unknown copyist

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9448
Scope and Contents

1 volume, MS score, 1730s, Select airs of Handell's (contemporary binding label), a selection of 25 arias from Tamerlano (1724), Rodelinda (1724), Poro (1731), Admeto (1726), Riccardo primo (1727), in a copyist's hand. Ownership inscription, 'Dss of Newcastle', i.e. Henrietta Pelham-Holles, Duchess of Newcastle (d.1776), wife of 1st Duke of Newcastle.

Dates: 1730-1740
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