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Handel scholar Ellen Harris explores the domestic life of the composer for new exhibition Handel: A Life With Friends at the Handel House Museum. With loans from national, local and private collections, the exhibition offers a rare glimpse into the public and private lives of some of his closest friends.

About Handel & Hendrix in London

Handel & Hendrix in London, a beautifully restored Georgian house in Mayfair, is where the baroque composer George Frideric Handel lived from 1723 until his death in 1759. It was here that he wrote masterpieces such as 'Messiah', 'Zadok the Priest' and 'Music for the Royal Fireworks'. More about Handel & Hendrix in London


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