Handel by Edward J. Dent

Produced by Stan Goodman, and Distributed Proofreaders HANDEL BY EDWARD J. DENT CONTENTS _Chapter_ I Birth and parentage–studies under Zachow at Halle–Hamburg–friendship and duel with Mattheson–_Almira_–departure for Italy. _Chapter_ II Arrival in Italy–_Rodrigo_–Rome: Cardinal Ottoboni and the Scarlattis–Naples: Venice: _Agrippina_–appointment at Hanover–London: _Rinaldo_. _Chapter_ III Second visit to London–Italian opera–George I and the _Water Music_–visit