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TWO MEMORIES OF HANDEL, THE GREAT MUSICIAN WHO MADE ENGLAND HIS COUNTRY

TWO MEMORIES OF HANDEL, THE GREAT MUSICIAN WHO MADE ENGLAND HIS COUNTRY

In the church of S. Lawrence at Whitchurch (bottom), near Edgware, is the tomb of the first Duke of Chandos, whose magnificent extravagance on his mansion of Canons was partly redeemed by his liberal patronage of Handel, for three years his chapel-master. Handel presented the Foundling Hospital (top), with its splendid organ, to the nation of his adoption, and paid for it largely out of funds raised from concerts which he organized for the purpose. The removal of the Hospital from Bloomsbury has broken this tradition.

Other pictures from Landmarks of Foreigners in England


QUEEN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, WHERE STAYED THE MOST DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE RENAISSANCE

THE HARMONIOUS BLACKSMITH'S GRAVE

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