Definition of Handel, George Frideric in English:

Handel, George Frideric

proper noun

  • (1685–1759), German-born composer and organist, resident in England from 1712; born Georg Friedrich Händel. A prolific composer, he is chiefly remembered for his choral works, especially the oratorio "Messiah" (1742), and, for orchestra, his "Water Music" suite (c.1717) and "Music for the Royal Fireworks" (1749).

Pronunciation

Handel, George Frideric

/ˈhand(ə)l/