George Frideric Handel led a passionate, eventful and occasionally tragic life - but how much do you really know? Our handy facts gallery will shed some light on the great composer's life.
Handel's last years were traumatic - illness, accidents and amazing music all combined - but were his late works his best?
How do you tell the Baroque period music from a Romantic or Classical piece? What is the Baroque sound? Find out with our handy guide
George Frideric Handel was a brilliant all-rounder, who injected more life and energy into his music than any composer before.
How the rivalry between Handel’s star sopranos and their fans led to fireworks and a right royal ding-dong.