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Handel House was home to the baroque composer George Frederick Handel from 1723 until his death in 1759, where he composed some of the greatest classical music pieces ever.
Handel House was home to the baroque composer George Frederick Handel from 1723 until his death in 1759, where he composed some of the greatest classical music pieces ever. The museum charts Handel's life and works and offers recitals of music in the magnificent setting of the period rooms which have been restored to the setting which he would have experienced. To draw a contrast, next door was home to Jimi Hendrix when he lived in London in 1968!
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