Happy Birthday, Mister Handel

>> Tuesday, February 23, 2010


George Fredric Handel 
23 February 1685 - 14 April 1759

Beloved wife, lover beloved, where are you?
Ah! My wrath returns!
In the altar of your dark Érebos,
with the force of my indignation,
I challenge you, oh unworthy spirits!

Cara Sposa, an aria from his opera, Rinaldo, which he regarded as one of his favorites.


Jasper March 4, 2010 at 3:59 PM  

Now THERE's an important composer: His birthday season is two weeks long! :^>

Lynette March 7, 2010 at 9:22 PM  

I've been otherwise occupied, getting the second edition of my book ready to be published. Now that project is finished and I can get back to my blogs. :)



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