George Frideric Handel, 1685 - 1759
Portrait by Balthasar Denner (1733)
Born: 23 February 1685, Halle, Saxony
Died: 14 April 1759, London, England, UK
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- Genuine tragedy is a case not of right against wrong but of right against right — two equally justified ethical principles embodied in people of unchangeable will. permalink
- I did think I did see all heaven before me, and the great God himself. permalink
- I should be sorry if I only entertained them, I wish to make them better. permalink
- What a wonderful thing it is to be sure of one's faith! How wonderful to be a member of the evangelical church, which preaches the free grace of God through Christ as the hope of sinners! If we were to rely on our works - my God, what would become of us? permalink
- Whether I was in my body or out of my body as I wrote it I know not. God knows. permalink
- You have taken far too much trouble over your opera. Here in England that is mere waste of time. What the English like is something that they can beat time to, something that hits them straight on the drum of the ear. permalink
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