marți, 19 mai 2015

George Frideric Handel .German composer - Antique Unused Austrian Artist Portrait Postcard, ca. 1900, Bruder Kohn


George Frideric Handel .German composer - Antique Unused Austrian Artist Portrait Postcard, ca. 1900, Bruder Kohn
George Frideric  Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a German-born, British Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well known for his operasoratoriosanthems and organ concertos. Born in a family indifferent to music, Handel received critical training in Halle, Hamburg and Italy before settling in London (1712), and became a naturalized British subject in 1727.He was strongly influenced both by the great composers of the Italian Baroque and the middle-German polyphonic choral tradition.Antique unused, unposted condition, with some minor edge and corner wear from age and storage, it measures 5.5 x 3.5 in. (approx. 14cm x 9cm). Printed in Austria, the copyright is B. K. W. I (Bruder Kohn/Kohn Brothers) and numbered 871/33. Established in 1898 by three brothers, Solomon, Adolpf and Alfred, and known for their art cards, the brothers were deported in 1942, perishing in 1938 at Auschwitz. Minna Pixner, Solomon's daughter, escaped to England and reestablished the family business in 1949
Price - $ 10.00