Wiegenlied Opus 41 No.1 Richard Strauss Download 'Wiegenlied Opus 41 No.1' on iTunes
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Handel: 15 facts about the great composer
Handel's final oratorio, Jephtha, was a heartbreaking experience for the composer. He was going rapidly blind as he wrote it, eventually leading him to write on the score: "Reached here on 13 February 1751, unable to go on owing to weakening of the sight of my left eye."