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Meet The Man Who Made The Libretto For Handel's Messiah
Charles Jennens "was a scholar, collector, Shakespeare editor and the man who probably brought the first piano into England, on which Handel performed after dinner. ... [He] never asked for a penny for his many libretti for Handel, but helped establish the composer's immortal fame and popularity." The Guardian (UK) 11/27/12
Posted November 28, 2012 12:52 AM

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