FACTS ABOUT G.F HANDEL

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DID YOU KNOW?

1. That the all-time famous composer of the widely acclaimed Hallelujah chorus, George Frideric Handel was never married!

2. That Handel almost got killed by fellow composer, Johann Mattheson during a heated quarrel in which the latter’s sword narrowly missed Handel’s chest!

Someone’s gonna thank God that was not going to happen. Handel later composed the much celebrated oratorio, Messiah (featuring Hallelujah chorus) that forever transformed the music world and has since blessed countless lives…like mine!

3. That Handel once suffered an apparent stroke that paralyzed four of his fingers from which he later recovered and sprang back even stronger

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