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Topic - George Frideric Handel
Georg Friedrich Handel's "Messiah" was first performed in Dublin on April 13, 1741, and premiered in London in 1743. Its first performance in the United States was not until 75 years later, on Christmas Day 1818, in Boston, but America has since more than made up for that lag.
They were both immigrants in Britain who changed the face of music _ one with a harpsichord and a composer's pen, the other with an electric guitar.
Clothing, mementoes and handwritten lyrics belonging to Jimi Hendrix are going on display at his former London home to mark the 40th anniversary of his death.
He said that on the occasional past openings of Hendrix's apartment, the guitarist's fans have sometimes stayed to listen and learn about Handel.
"They were both great improvisers," he said _ Handel on harpsichord, Hendrix on guitar.