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Handel's Life and Works
George Frideric Handel was born on February 23rd, 1685. He was born in Halle which is
in Germany. His father was 63 at the time of his birth. Handel's father did not want him
to study music. Instead he wanted him to become a lawyer but…

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Towards the end of the 1750's Handel started to become ill again. He tried to keep composing but
found it hard so just attended performances of operas and oratorios now. Finally, though, he was
unable to get out of bed. He died on Saturday 14th April 1759 at eight am.…

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