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Luis Suárez, Gareth Bale and Cesc Fábregas - they're all rumoured to be on the move before the transfer window closes. But who were the original movers and shakers in the classical world? Which conductors and composers were hot property in bidding wars, big-money transfers and controversial moves to the opposition?
Several composers made other countries their home, but few embraced their new country quite like Georg Frideric Handel, who left his native Germany in 1712 to settle in London, where he stayed for the rest of his life. Perhaps a parallel with Ivory Coast national Wilfried Zaha, who made his debut for England last year?
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