Handel

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See also: handel and Händel

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From a German surname.

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Handel

  1. A surname; (music) used specifically of George Frideric Handel (1685–1759), a German-British Baroque composer.
    • 2014 April 17, Tom Service, “Handel's Messiah: the sound of our better selves”, in The Guardian:
      Handel's masterpiece, Messiah, is one of the incontrovertible masterpieces of the Western canon, a work whose place in the musical life of the nation looks, with the benefit of hindsight, to have been assured since its first performance in 1742.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From handeln, later specialized to its current meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhandl̩/
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Noun[edit]

Handel m (genitive Handels, plural Händel)

  1. deal
  2. trade, trading

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