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About 'Harmonius Blacksmith'
Handel, George Frideric (biography)
1685 , Halle
1759 , London
Important composer from the Baroque period who became a British citizen in 1726. He wrote many operas and oratorios, including the popular Messiah.
The Harmonious Blacksmith is the popular name of the final movement, Air and variations, of George Frideric Handel's Suite No. 5 in E major for harpsichord.