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George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759)

German-born composer who moved first to Italy and then to England.
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George Frideric Handel
Whether I was in my body or out of my body I know not. God knows it!
Handel quotes
I did think I did see all heaven before me, and the great God himself.
It is much too good for them,they don't know what to do with it.His comment on 'borrowing' others music.

I should be sorry if I only entertained them, I wish to make them better.
Handel George Frideric
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.
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