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London attractions: Handel House Museum
Published: Thursday 28th of June 2012
The house used to be the home of the George Frederic Handel, who was a famous baroque composer.
Visitors will be fascinated to learn that this home was where Handel produced some of his all-time classics like Music for the Royal Fireworks, Messiah and Zadok the Priest.
Upcoming events include A Palette of Passions and Plaints, which "explores a range of musical colours from the baroque palette".
Located near Oxford Street Underground Station, the home pays homage to Handel's fascinating life and his timeless music, and is a must for those who adore his compositions.
Visitors will be interested to learn that nearby is the former home of a modern musical genius – the electric guitarist Jimi Hendrix.
Hendrix was known for being a naturally gifted instrumentalist and is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time.
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